Estradiol vs Prempro

Estradiol
(Rx)
Prempro
(Rx)
Estradiol is a female sex hormones - estrogen and a vaginal estrogen.
Prempro is a female sex hormones - estrogen.
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
1.9
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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March 14, 1996
November 17, 1995
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
113,555 Discussions
5,258 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for HRT
#2 for Hot Flashes
#3 for Cancer
#4 for Breast Cancer
#5 for Night Sweats
Estradiol is used in HRT and is mostly mentioned together with this procedure. In addition, it is prescribed for Hot Flashes and Breast Cancer.
Condition
Number of posts
Prempro 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
Weight Gain
4
Anxiety
3
Hair Loss
3
Insomnia
3
Hypothyroidism
2
Bloating
2
Cramping
2
Nausea
2
Acne
2
Mood Swings
1
Pre
Weight Gain
9
Depression
8
Anxiety
6
Blood Clots
4
Weight Loss
3
Stroke
3
Nausea
3
Bloating
3
Heart Attack
3
Itching
2
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Estradiol
Est
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Pre
Weight Gain
Est
Pre
4
9
Anxiety
Est
Pre
3
6
Hair Loss
Est
Pre
3
0
Insomnia
Est
Pre
3
0
Hypothyroidism
Est
Pre
2
0
Bloating
Est
Pre
2
3
Cramping
Est
Pre
2
0
Nausea
Est
Pre
2
3
Acne
Est
Pre
2
0
Mood Swings
Est
Pre
1
0
Weight Gain
Pre
Est
9
4
Depression
Pre
Est
8
0
Anxiety
Pre
Est
6
3
Blood Clots
Pre
Est
4
0
Weight Loss
Pre
Est
3
0
Stroke
Pre
Est
3
0
Nausea
Pre
Est
3
2
Bloating
Pre
Est
3
2
Heart Attack
Pre
Est
3
0
Itching
Pre
Est
2
0
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Estradiol and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Prempro and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill, Transdermal Gel, Transdermal Patch, Vaginal Ointment, Vaginal Pill
Pill
Dosages
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: 0.025 mg (7 Day), 0.05 mg (7 Day), 0.075 mg (7 Day), 0.1 mg (7 Day), 0.025 mg/24hr, 0.0375 mg/24hr, 0.05 mg/24hr, 0.075 mg/24hr, 0.1 mg/24hr
Patch: 14 mcg/24 hr, 0.025 mg/24 hr, 0.0375 mg/24 hr, 0.05 mg/24 hr, 0.06 mg/24 hr, 0.075 mg/24 hr, 0.1 mg/24 hr, 0.05 mg/24hr, 0.1 mg/24hr
Gel: 0.87 gram/actuation, 1.25 gram/actuation, 0.25 mg (0.1 %), 0.5 mg (0.1 %), 1 mg (0.1 %), 0.75 mg/1.25 gram
Tablet: 10 mcg, 25 mcg, 0.5 mg, 1 mg, 1.5 mg, 2 mg
Cream: 0.01% (0.1 mg/gram)
Emulsion: 2.5 mg/gram (1.74 gram)
Ring: 2 mg
Spray: 1.53 mg/spray (1.7%)
Tablet: 0.45-1.5 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 , Estradiol hemihydrate; micronized , Estradiol Micronized
Estrogens Conjugated/Medroxyprogesterone Acet
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Estradiol and Prempro: 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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