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Premarin
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Vagifem
Other name: Conjugated Estrogens (Conjugated Estrogens)
Other name: Estrace (Estrace)
3.0
3.0
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HRT
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Menopause
Night Sweats
Cancer
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Vaginal Dryness
Fibroids
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HRT
Vaginal Dryness
Atrophy
Menopause
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Method of use:
Injection, Pill, Vaginal Ointment
Method of use:
Injection, Pill, Vaginal Ointment
Prescribing mode:
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Prescribing mode:
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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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Vagifem is an estrogen replacement consisting of estradiol and is used primarily after menopause to relieve symptoms of atrophic vaginitis such as vaginal dryness, soreness, and itching. It is available as vaginal tablets, and as such, the route of admi...
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Top Concerns
Pre
Weight Gain
7
Insomnia
6
Mood Swings
4
Anxiety
4
Nausea
4
Itching
3
Burning
3
Blood Clots
2
Yeast Infection
2
Hair Loss
2
Top Concerns
Vag
Burning
10
Itching
7
Yeast Infection
6
Discomfort
4
Weight Gain
3
Thrush
2
Anxiety
2
Bloating
2
Cramping
2
Insomnia
2
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Premarin
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Vagifem
Vag
Weight Gain
Pre
Vag
7
3
Insomnia
Pre
Vag
6
2
Mood Swings
Pre
Vag
4
0
Anxiety
Pre
Vag
4
2
Nausea
Pre
Vag
4
0
Itching
Pre
Vag
3
7
Burning
Pre
Vag
3
10
Blood Clots
Pre
Vag
2
0
Yeast Infection
Pre
Vag
2
6
Hair Loss
Pre
Vag
2
0
Burning
Vag
Pre
10
3
Itching
Vag
Pre
7
3
Yeast Infection
Vag
Pre
6
2
Discomfort
Vag
Pre
4
0
Weight Gain
Vag
Pre
3
7
Thrush
Vag
Pre
2
0
Anxiety
Vag
Pre
2
4
Bloating
Vag
Pre
2
0
Cramping
Vag
Pre
2
0
Insomnia
Vag
Pre
2
6
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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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Premarin
About Vagifem
Vagifem is an estrogen replacement consisting of estradiol and is used primarily after menopause to relieve symptoms of atrophic vaginitis such as vaginal dryness, soreness, and itching. It is available as vaginal tablets, and as such, the route of admi...
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of vagifem but unfortuately it causes me to itch and burn...
" ...the convenience of vagifem but unfortuately it causes me to itch and burn so ...stop using it. I use the premarin cream and it works great for m... "

from premarin cream to vagifem. It works great for me. I...
" I switched from premarin cream to vagifem. It works great for me. I ...cream but not with vagifem. Since vagifem is a... "

or Vagifem for her patients with vaginal dryness problems...
" ...I've used Premarin cream and never had a single side effect. I prefer ...ovaries made). My oncologist routinely prescribes either Estring or Vagifem for her patients with vaginal dryness... "

I use Vagifem and Premarin. Actually I alternate. I am er...
" ...Vagifem and Premarin. ...amts of Premarin. Just usually on the outside. It helps somewhat. Better than nothing at all. I tried the nonestrogen alternatives but they did not help me. ... "

Right now I prefer the Vagifem because it's very...
" ...Lori I didn't have any side effects from Premarin cream. A small ...sort of an allergic reaction to it. Premarin cream is (imho) ...effective. Right now I prefer the Vagifem becaus... "

and took it for about 2 weeks before the side effects...
" ...but my main concern right now is the menopausal symptoms. I took Premarin for 3 months and it worked great ...Dr put me on Vagifem and took it for about 2 weeks before the side effects started.... "

switched over to Vagifem) but I felt it was really helping...
" ...very happy with Premarin cream (though ...much since I've switched over to Vagifem) but I felt it was really helping with the dryness. Initially I wasn't thrilled with the vagifem, it's less... "

left me with a sticky/dry feeling with some itching too....
" ...a problem with Premarin Cream before. ...That is why when I decided to stop the vagifem I used nothing ...the premarin cream. Vagifem left me with a sticky/dry feeling with some itching too. ... "

premarin cream, switched to vagifem and found I am alergic...
" ...Most of you know I am treating severe vaginal atrophy, dryness, itching all the good stuff. I did well on the premarin cream, switched to vagifem and found I am alergic to that. Now I... "

never worked for me, and I used it for several weeks....
" ...vagifem never worked for me, and I used it for several weeks. The premarin cream was much more effective. I was so sore it was a relief to finally fin... "

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