Prempro

Prempro

(prĕm′prō′)
A trademark for a drug combination of conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone acetate, used for postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy.

Prempro®

Gynecology An OC with ↑ medroxyprogesterone acetate–Cycrin® and estrogen conjugates–Premarin®. See Oral contraceptives.

Patient discussion about Prempro

Q. my doctor took me off of prempro and i would like to know if this would make me so tried for i have fibro. i went to see my doctor 3 week ago but he took me off of prempro and i have a high level of fibromyalgia and now i don't know if that would make me hurt and get tried like this,or this is a flare.help

A. As far as I know prempro isn't used for treating fibromyalgia, so stoping it may not necesarily cause a flare up of the fibromyalgia.

Anyway, you may want to discuss the implication of changing your medications with your doctor.

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A 2010 study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows that women who take Prempro are twice as likely to die from breast cancer(4) A study published the same year in Archives of Internal Medicine shows that women taking Prempro or Premarin are also 21% more likely to develop kidney stones over (5) years.
But the study's adverse effects were seen in women who had not had hysterectomies and who were taking a specific treatment drug, Prempro.
In 2002, the initial data from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) revealed an increased risk of breast cancer, venous thrombosis (VTE), heart attack and stroke from the use of PremPro, a synthetic estrogen and progestin.
Not the breast cancer, not the heart disease, not the strokes or emboli linked to Prempro.
The treatment studied was the most commonly prescribed hormone replacement pill, Prempro, which contains estrogens from horse urine and a synthetic relative of the hormone progesterone.
The analysis revealed that Wyeth used ghostwritten reviews and commentaries published in medical journals to promote unproven benefits and downplay harms of Prempro -- a brand of menopausal hormone therapy ( HT) -- and to cast competing therapies in a negative light.
market leader Wyeth's combined estrogen-progestin therapy Prempro have fallen by about 50 per cent since 2001 to around $1 billion a year.
researchers found that women taking Prempro had twice the risk of dementia (Alzheimer's) and a variety of other diseases of mental deterioration.
In August, researchers at the University of Illinois reported the effects of two botanicals, Prempro and a placebo, in a small clinical trial on cognition among women with hot flashes.
A Nevada District Court judge has significantly reduced compensatory and punitive damages awarded to three women who alleged that the hormone therapy drugs Pre-marin and Prempro caused their breast cancer.
When Premarin and Provera are given together on a daily basis (so-called continuous-combined HT, examples of which are Prempro, Fern HRT), the natural cycle of female hormones is not replicated.
She clearly loves to hear her hooves rattle, is a two-time course-and-distance winner and must go close in the Prempro Racing Handicap (5.