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Estradiol vs Premarin

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Other name: Estrace (Estrace)
Other name: Conjugated Estrogens (Conjugated Estrogens)
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Estradiol (E2 or 17 -estradiol, also oestradiol) is a sex hormone. Estradiol is abbreviated E2 as it has 2 hydroxyl groups in its molecular structure. Estrone has 1 (E1) and estriol has 3 (E3). Estradiol is about 10 times as potent as estrone and a...
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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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About Estradiol
Estradiol (E2 or 17 -estradiol, also oestradiol) is a sex hormone. Estradiol is abbreviated E2 as it has 2 hydroxyl groups in its molecular structure. Estrone has 1 (E1) and estriol has 3 (E3). Estradiol is about 10 times as potent as estrone and a...
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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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kathleen hinzo
few years ago my doctor switched from premarin to estradiol
i was taken premarin since 1999 then switch to estradiol because my health insurance had been changed not cover so now i took an estradiol few years ago. i like premarin because it helped me not to get hot flash. i just wanted it back but it was too expensive. now i took an estradiol that was okay but not enough helping for hot flash. i can afford to pay less cost.

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I have tried ALL types of female hormones. They don't work...
" ...well as usual. My Dr. wants to terminate my Premarin altogether and switch me to Estradiol. Well, I have tried ALL types of female hormones. They don't work! Only premarin works and I need it to... "

www.hystersisters.com
after switching from premarin to estradiol. They ended...
" I've only been on premarin for six days now. The only side effect I've noticed has been some fluid retention. But, I seem to ...with gained weight after switching from premarin to estradiol. They... "

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I don't have those side effects with the estradiol. Its not...
" ...very quickly) With the premarin I couldn't take it without food. Sometimes I felt nauseated for 30-60 minutes after taking it even with food. If I forgot to take it in the morning come night time I... "

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femring but the side effects of estradiol was too hard on...
" ...tried the femring but the side effects of estradiol was too hard on my ...body, so here I am back with the premarin again .625 its the best and even though I develop a small rash I will rinse the... "

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o switch over to compounded estradiol, at .95mg. I di...
" ...this. I decided to switch over to compounded estradiol, at .95mg. I did ...to take 1/2 of Premarin to get some relief. I may do a cross over taper while starting the compounded and slowly cutting... "

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effects. With Estradiol, I have no side effects and feel...
" ...is a BIG difference between Estradiol and Premarin. Premarin gave me horrible side effects. With Estradiol, I have no side... "

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e Estradiol pills work before for me then Premarin pi...
" Mix Premarin and Estradiol?? Anyone on a ...of the two?? The Estradiol pills work before for me then Premarin pills. The Premarin cream works... "

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ied estradiol but I really don't like it. Premarin's the be...
" ...want to know if anyone has premarin I can purchase. I've tried estradiol but I really don't like it. Premarin's the... "

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Switched from premarin to estradiol, side effects?I was on p...
" Switched from premarin to estradiol, side effects? ...I was on premarin, it was working very well. But had insurance change and started on estradiol, because it was cheaper. I have... "

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