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Drug information on Premarin (25 mg) (Estradiol) from Wyeth Limited

Premarin (25 mg)

Wyeth Limited
Generic : Estradiol

Drug Name : Estradiol

Estradiol(Divigel Gel) generic Premarin (25 mg) is a hormone, prescribed for treating conditions due to menopause, treating vulval or vaginal atrophy, prostate cancer, and preventing osteoporosis (brittle bones). It is also used for estrogen replacement therapy after failure of the ovaries and to relieve the symptoms of breast cancer.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Premarin (25 mg) may be prescribed

Side effects of Premarin (25 mg)

  Central Nervous System: Headache, dizziness, sleeplessness, depression, anxiety, nervousness, migraine.

  Gastrointestinal: Abdominal distension, abdominal pain, flatulence, nausea, constipation, upset stomach , diarrhea, bleeding, toothache, tooth disorder.

  Skin: Rash, itching, inflammation of the skin, skin scar.

  Heart: Temporary loss of consciousness and posture, vein inflammation.

  Genitourinary: Abnormal bleeding during menstrual cycles, breast pain, breast tenderness, vaginal bleeding, vaginal discomfort, blood in urine, urinary incontinence.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Estradiol dosage varies according to indication and route of administration.

How to use Premarin (25 mg)?

It may be administered orally, as an intramuscular injection or applied to the skin or mucous membranes.

When is Premarin (25 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity; undiagnosed vaginal bleeding; clot in blood vessels; breast cancer, estrogen-dependent tumor; disorders of certain enzymes; pregnancy.

Warnings and Precautions for Premarin (25 mg)

Conditions that become more severe with estrogen include fluid retention; increase in calcium level, poor blood flow to the brain, coronary artery disease, gall bladder diseases; lipid effects; familial defects of lipoprotein metabolism.

• May increase blood pressure, risk of blood clot in the vein, breast cancer, benign tumor of the liver, endometrial cancer, dementia and size of preexisting uterine fibroid.

• Dosage should be reduced in liver problem and during breastfeeding.

• It should not be used in children.

Other Precautions for Premarin (25 mg)

Monitor blood sugar level regularly, in case if you have diabetes.

Storage Conditions for Premarin (25 mg)

Store it at room temperature.

Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

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