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Hot flashes (also known as hot flushes, or night sweats if they happen at night) are a symptom of the changing hormone lev...
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Prempro
Other name: Combipatch (Combipatch)
Other name: Premphase (Premphase)
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Activella is a combination drug of estradiol and norethindrone acetate used for the treatment of vasomotor symptoms, vulvar and vaginal atrophy and osteoporosis associated with menopause.Activella supplied as film-coated tablets containing 1\n mg estradi...
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Premarin is the commercial name for compound drug consisting primarily of conjugated estrogens. Isolated from horse urine (PREgnant MARes' urINe), it is manufactured by Wyeth Pharmaceuticals (part of Pfizer since January 2009) and has b...
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Weight Gain
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Blood Clots
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Activella is a combination drug of estradiol and norethindrone acetate used for the treatment of vasomotor symptoms, vulvar and vaginal atrophy and osteoporosis associated with menopause.Activella supplied as film-coated tablets containing 1\n mg estradi...
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Premarin is the commercial name for compound drug consisting primarily of conjugated estrogens. Isolated from horse urine (PREgnant MARes' urINe), it is manufactured by Wyeth Pharmaceuticals (part of Pfizer since January 2009) and has b...
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the previous preparations of HRT. She thinks it's great...
" ...mother was on prempro for 15 ...her to Activella 2 years ago. It is a lower dose of hormones than the previous preparations of HRT. She thinks it's great. She fee... "

and we went to Activella. Of course, this was pre-hyst...
" ...before my hyst I was on Prempro and I had excruciating breast pain. It was nothing, but my doc did take me off the Prempro and we went to Activella. Of course, this was pre-hyst... "

Originally, I was on Prempro for about 4 months...
" ...on Activella about 18 months. I had a few months of breakthrough bleeding after not having a period in over a year. Other than that, I had no side effects. Originally, I was on Prempro f... "

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nothing, but I felt better on Prempro 4.5. She is paranoid...
" ...than nothing, but I felt better on Prempro 4.5. She is paranoid ...issue for me. I experienced vaginal dryness with Activella, so she added Vagifem. I dislike using those tablets and intend to... "

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that I have experienced was a very slight bit of nausea...
" ...Activella has worked wonders so far(after 3 weeks of taking the medication)no hot flashes even with the 90 degree weather! The only side effect that I have experienced was a very slight bit of na... "

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out taking Prempro and was experiencing various side effects...
" ...taking Prempro and was experiencing various side effects from that particular drug. Activella has been a very acceptable alternative. I had experienced sever... "

many on the now evil Prempro, but now Activella for the...
" ...many on the now evil Prempro, but now Activella for the last few months. I have been on about 6 mgs Coumadin for over 4 years. I have not had any problems--at least not yet or... "

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out taking Prempro and was experiencing various side effects...
" ...was experiencing various side effects from that particular drug. Activella has been a very acceptable alternative. I had experienced severe... "

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was on Prempro for 4 months w/no success. GYN placed me on...
" ...for 4 months w/no success. GYN placed me on Activella 1.0/.5 two months ago. No more hot flashes. No more night sweats.... "

cheaper. He put me on Prempro. It almost drove me insane!!!...
" ...you mentioned when I went off of Activella. My hubby ...but cheaper. He put me on Prempro. It almost ...go back to Activella and cut monthly expenses so we could afford it. It has helped me s... "

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