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con·ju·gat·ed es·tro·gen

an amorphous preparation of naturally occurring, water-soluble, conjugated forms of mixed estrogens obtained from the urine of pregnant mares (conjugated equine estrogen); the principal estrogen present is sodium estrone sulfate; suitable for parenteral, oral, and topical administration.
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conjugated estrogen

An estrogenic drug, principally estrone and equilin, used to treat menopausal symptoms and to prevent osteoporosis.
See also: estrogen
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"We believe a significant opportunity exists for a synthetic conjugated estrogens product that is made from plant sources," says Arington.
Besides harsh treatment by Wall Street, Treppel criticized the attitude of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) toward the generic drug industry, particularly in regard to what is still an unannounced decision by the agency on whether it will allow the marketing of a generic version of conjugated estrogens.
* conjugated estrogen alone (in women with a prior hysterectomy)
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Space limitations prevent separate listings for the oral formulations of conjugated estrogen and estradiol and the transdermal formulation of estradiol.
(formerly Duramed Pharmaceuticals) evaluated 71 healthy postmenopausal women who were randomized to receive 0.3 mg/day of a soy-and-yam-based synthetic conjugated estrogen, marketed as Cenestin, or placebo.
(formerly Duramed Pharmaceuticals) evaluated 71 healthy, postmenopausal women who were randomized to receive 0.3 mg/day of a soy and yam-based synthetic conjugated estrogen, marketed as Cenestin, or placebo.
I recommend that, as a start, the clinician should measure SHBG and estradiol if a patient is on a replacement hormone that contains 17 [beta]-estradiol--or just SHBG if the patient is on conjugated estrogen. If the patient complains of low libido and the SHBG comes back high normal or higher than normal, then I would consider measuring free testosterone in the serum, she said.
Until recently, all available vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA)/GSM treatments were systemic or local steroid hormones (estradiol, conjugated estrogens, dehydroepiandrosterone [DHEA]).