Estrace vs Premarin

Estrace
(Rx)
Premarin
(Rx)
Estrace is a female sex hormones - estrogen and a vaginal estrogen.
Premarin is a female sex hormones - estrogen and a vaginal estrogen.
Satisfaction Score
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3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
1.6
Concern level
1.9
Approval Date
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July 23, 1975
May 8, 1942
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
66,405 Discussions
43,316 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for HRT
#2 for Hot Flashes
#3 for Atrophy
Estrace is prescribed for Hot Flashes, Vaginal Dryness, Atrophy and Night Sweats and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, it is used in HRT.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for HRT
#2 for Hot Flashes
#3 for Night Sweats
#4 for Cancer
#5 for Breast Cancer
#6 for Spotting
#8 for Fibroids
Premarin is prescribed for Hot Flashes and Night Sweats and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, it is used in HRT.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Est
Cramping
7
Nausea
4
Burning
4
Weight Gain
3
Bloating
3
Itching
3
Insomnia
2
Yeast Infection
2
Anxiety
2
Dizziness
1
Pre
Weight Gain
9
Insomnia
7
Mood Swings
5
Anxiety
5
Nausea
4
Itching
4
Burning
3
Yeast Infection
2
Cramping
2
Hair Loss
2
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Premarin
Pre
Cramping
Est
Pre
7
2
Nausea
Est
Pre
4
4
Burning
Est
Pre
4
3
Weight Gain
Est
Pre
3
9
Bloating
Est
Pre
3
0
Itching
Est
Pre
3
4
Insomnia
Est
Pre
2
7
Yeast Infection
Est
Pre
2
2
Anxiety
Est
Pre
2
5
Dizziness
Est
Pre
1
0
Weight Gain
Pre
Est
9
3
Insomnia
Pre
Est
7
2
Mood Swings
Pre
Est
5
0
Anxiety
Pre
Est
5
2
Nausea
Pre
Est
4
4
Itching
Pre
Est
4
3
Burning
Pre
Est
3
4
Yeast Infection
Pre
Est
2
2
Cramping
Pre
Est
2
7
Hair Loss
Pre
Est
2
0
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Estrace and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Premarin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill, Vaginal Ointment
Injection, Pill, Vaginal Ointment
Dosages
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Tablet: 0.5 mg, 1 mg, 2 mg
Cream: 0.01% (0.1 mg/gram)
Tablet: 0.3 mg, 0.45 mg, 0.625 mg, 0.9 mg, 1.25 mg, 2.5 mg
Cream: 0.625 mg/gram
Solution: 25 mg
Food Instructions
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Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Ingredients
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Estradiol
Estrogens Conjugated
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Estrace and Premarin: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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| molynchkam
Premarian is from mare's urine & is obtained is very cruel manner. I realize Estrace may work better/worse for individuals but personally I would never use Premarin. At least women should be advised of this before they accept this prescription.

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