Premarin vs Vagifem

Premarin
(Rx)
Vagifem
(Rx)
Premarin is a female sex hormones - estrogen and a vaginal estrogen.
Vagifem is a vaginal estrogen.
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
1.9
Concern level
2.0
Approval Date
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May 8, 1942
March 26, 1999
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
43,332 Discussions
12,937 Discussions
Taken For
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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.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for HRT
#3 for Atrophy
#4 for Hot Flashes
#5 for Night Sweats
Vagifem is prescribed for Vaginal Dryness, Atrophy and Hot Flashes and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, it is used in HRT.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Pre
Weight Gain
7
Insomnia
6
Mood Swings
4
Anxiety
4
Nausea
3
Itching
3
Burning
3
Yeast Infection
2
Cramping
2
Hair Loss
2
Vag
Burning
10
Itching
7
Yeast Infection
5
Thrush
3
Weight Gain
2
Anxiety
2
Cramping
2
Insomnia
2
Bloating
2
Nausea
1
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Premarin
Pre
Vagifem
Vag
Weight Gain
Pre
Vag
7
2
Insomnia
Pre
Vag
6
2
Mood Swings
Pre
Vag
4
0
Anxiety
Pre
Vag
4
2
Nausea
Pre
Vag
3
1
Itching
Pre
Vag
3
7
Burning
Pre
Vag
3
10
Yeast Infection
Pre
Vag
2
5
Cramping
Pre
Vag
2
2
Hair Loss
Pre
Vag
2
0
Burning
Vag
Pre
10
3
Itching
Vag
Pre
7
3
Yeast Infection
Vag
Pre
5
2
Thrush
Vag
Pre
3
0
Weight Gain
Vag
Pre
2
7
Anxiety
Vag
Pre
2
4
Cramping
Vag
Pre
2
2
Insomnia
Vag
Pre
2
6
Bloating
Vag
Pre
2
0
Nausea
Vag
Pre
1
3
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Premarin and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Vagifem and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Pill, Vaginal Ointment
Vaginal Pill
Dosages
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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
Tablet: 10 mcg, 25 mcg
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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Estrogens Conjugated
Estradiol
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Premarin and Vagifem: 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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