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Estradiol vs Premarin

Estradiol
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Premarin
Other name: Estrace Estrace
Other name: Conjugated Estrogens Conjugated Estrogens
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2.8
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2.4
Concern level
3.0
Helpfulness
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2.2
Concern level
3.3
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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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Anxiety
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Nausea
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Mood Swings
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Anxiety
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Nausea
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Yeast Infection
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2
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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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me problem with just the estradiol...except I also still ha...
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" ...I had the same problem with just the estradiol...except I also still had depression. I had to go to good ole' Premarin to stop all that. I\"m... "

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investigating and went on estradiol and feel much better...
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" I had heart palpitations on premarin shortly after surgery. I did some investigating and went on estradiol and feel much better. I felt like I ...out of my skin on premarin. I had a complete... "

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feel better most days but have put on about 20 lbs....
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" I was on premarin 1.25 form june 2007 ...going back on it, i now take 2mg of estradiol,I feel better most days but have put on about 20 lbs. I hate that!!!... "

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horribly dry skin on estradiol and extreme vaginal atrophy...
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" I had horribly dry skin on estradiol and extreme vaginal atrophy as ...a combo of estratest and premarin and my skin is much better. I felt like I ...I just didn't absorb the estradiol... "

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recently switched her to an estradiol patch (no problems...
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" My mom used Premarin for about 30 years and it worked great for her with no problems. Her doc recently switched her to an estradiol patch (no problems with... "

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I went back to the Estradiol 1mg tablets. Even though...
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" I just went off of my Premarin because of the side ...of different things and Premarin was the only one that caused dizziness to the point that ...drive a car. I went back to the Estradiol 1mg tablets.... "

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my doctor switched me to Estradiol (generic for Estrace)...
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" I was on Premarin for several years and my doctor switched me to Estradiol (generic for Estrace) 1.5 mg and I have never felt this good. No more hot flashes, ...medication but I would highly recommend... "

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react to the change in meds, but I have not had a problem...
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" ...of April, I also switched from Premarin to estradiol. I was worried about how my body would react to the change in meds, but I have not had a problem! I've had no night ...had been on .625mg of Premarin,... "

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I feel better on some form of estradiol and have...
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" ...I've been where I didn't have that problem was premarin .0625. I didn't like ...I felt though. Emotionally, I feel better on some form of estradiol and have gone back to using femring again. I think... "

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tried estradiol and premarin now, both with problems. I...
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" ...which made me worse, I have tried estradiol and premarin now, both with problems. I think we should have the right to question all of our levels. I am 37 and didn't have any hormone problems before... "

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