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Estradiol

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Other Names: Estrace   Vivelle Dot   Climara   Vivelle   Vagifem

Premarin

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Rating: 2 out of 5
Based on 75,419 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 37,682 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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... Read more on Wikipedia
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... Read more on Wikipedia
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By kathleen hinzo
August 10, 2013
kathleen hinzo wrote
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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By Kelly
April 22, 2014
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Premarin and Monistat
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By Renee
October 19, 2013
Renee wrote
weight gain with Premarin
I have noticed weight gain and melasma while taking this medication
annette  |  February 26, 2014
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By debbie smith
October 18, 2013
debbie smith wrote
gas pains
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What patients are saying about Estradiol vs. Premarin

2,193 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
on premarin. Good luck and give it time to work it's been...
I was on premarin and switched to estradiol and have been better then ...still have less side effects then I did on premarin. Good luck and give it time to work it's been worth it to...
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 ...gained weight after switching from premarin to estradiol. They end...
has anyone switched from premarin to estradiol and had good...
...Hi all, has anyone switched from premarin to estradiol and had good ...to wean off premarin first? than...
me from the premarin to the estradiol patch. Seems to be...
...me from the premarin to the estradiol patch. Seems to be slowly getting better the night sweats have...
anyone switched from estradiol to premarin? I am thinking...
...switched from estradiol to premarin? I am thinking about switching from estradiol to premarin. Have any of ...to the premarin and wha...
your switch from premarin to estradiol? Becky in...
...your switch on Saturday? When exactly did they start...and what prompted your switch from premarin to estradiol? Becky in...
difference in Premarin from just estradiol (name brand or...
...see a major difference in Premarin from just estradiol (name brand or off brand). ...always ended back to Premarin. I've never been sure ...better (mentally/emotionally)...
doc switched me from premarin to estradial. They were not...
Those are the kind of hot flashes i was having when the doc switched me from premarin to estradial. They were not the really red faced and chest and hot as fire...
to switch to Premarin because the plain estradiol wasn't...
...a month ago- 3 mg estradiol per ml of gel. I ...gels better than creams. I had to switch to Premarin because the plain estradiol wasn't lasting me long enough,...
first Dep-estradiol injection (switching from premarin) and...
self injection\ I just received my first Dep-estradiol injection (switching from premarin) and plan on giving myself the subsequent injections. Is it possible to give...
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