Premarin Tablet is a female sex hormone (estrogen). It is a part of female hormone replacement therapy which helps in treating estrogen deficiency symptoms like hot flushes (red and warm face) and vaginal dryness.
Premarin Tablet is also used to prevent osteoporosis (thinning and weakening of bone) in postmenopausal women, who are at high risk of fractures and can not take other preventive medicines for osteoporosis. It can be taken with or without food, but remember to take it at a fixed time each day for better efficacy. The dose and duration will be decided by your doctor so that you get the right amount to control your symptoms. The treatment should not be stopped abruptly without consulting your doctor as this may affect the potency of this medicine.
The most common side effects of this HRT are headaches, breast pain, irregular vaginal bleeding or spotting, abdominal cramps or bloating, nausea, vomiting, and hair loss. If any of these side effects or any other symptoms which you think are because of this medicine persist for a longer duration, please inform your doctor.
Before taking this medicine, it is important to tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines for the same disease or other diseases. Before you initiate with this HRT, you must consult the doctor if you have a history of unexplained vaginal bleeding or if you have ever had a blood clot in your legs or your lungs. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you should tell your doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may suggest you some diagnostic or laboratory tests to know the effects and side effects of this medicine on your body.
USES OF PREMARIN TABLET
- Hormone replacement therapy
- Prevention of Post menopausal osteoporosis
BENEFITS OF PREMARIN TABLET
In Hormone replacement therapy
Hormone placement therapy (HRT) is a treatment to relieve symptoms of menopause such as hot flushes, night sweats, mood swings, vaginal dryness, and reduced sex drive. Since menopause can last for several years, this treatment can make a big improvement to your daily life and mood. Estrogen is one of two important hormones (the other is progesterone) used in this treatment. You should use this medicine as it is prescribed, and for as long as it is prescribed by your doctor.
SIDE EFFECTS OF PREMARIN TABLET
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
COMMON SIDE EFFECTS OF PREMARIN
- Breast pain
- Hair loss
- Irregular vaginal bleeding
- Edema (swelling)
- Vaginal spotting
- Vaginal itching
- Leg cramps
- Abdominal cramp
- Vaginal yeast infection
- Vaginal burning sensation
HOW TO USE PREMARIN TABLET
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Premarin Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
HOW PREMARIN TABLET WORKS
Premarin Tablet is a mixture of estrogens (female sex hormone). In women who are undergoing or have attained menopause, it prevents symptoms such as hot flushes, night sweats and mood swings. It also prevents the bones from becoming porous and fragile (osteoporosis).
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Premarin Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Premarin Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Premarin Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
It is not known whether Premarin Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Premarin Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Premarin Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE PREMARIN TABLET?
If you miss a dose of Premarin Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
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