- Conjugated Estrogens
- Cyproterone Acetate–Ethinyl Estradiol
- Desogestrel–Ethinyl Estradiol
- Drospirenone–Ethinyl Estradiol
- Levonorgestrel–Ethinyl Estradiol
- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Premarin* used for?
Generic for Premarin* (Conjugated Estrogens) is used to treat symptoms of menopause such as hot flashes and vaginal dryness, itching, burning, or irritation. It is also used to prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. Generic for Premarin* is sometimes used to treat certain cancers in men and women. This medication is available in tablet and vaginal cream forms. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Premarin*?
The dosage of Generic for Premarin* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
Generic for Premarin* tablets may be taken with or without food.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Premarin*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to use Generic for Premarin* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, use it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Premarin*?
Any medication used in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Premarin*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Premarin*?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Premarin*.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is used with another drug or with food. Before you use a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Premarin*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Premarin* can interact with blood thinners, diabetes medicines, and antidepressants.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Premarin*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Premarin* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Premarin* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Premarin* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Premarin* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Premarin* can cause side effects such as headache, nausea, vomiting, back pain, breast pain, abdominal pain, dizziness, and nervousness. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are using Generic for Premarin*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Premarin*?
Is it possible for me to use Generic for Premarin* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I use Generic for Premarin*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Premarin*?
How will Generic for Premarin* work in my body?
How should Generic for Premarin* be used?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Premarin* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Premarin* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.