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Premarin 0.3mg; 0.625mg; 1.25mg
This medication is typically used to reduce hot flashes associated with menopausefor the prevention of osteoporosis or as a female sex hormone supplement. It may also have other uses.
This medication is typically used only once a day. However, your doctor or pharmacist may have suggested a different schedule that is more appropriate for you. Take it regularly and continuously to maintain its beneficial effects. Important: Follow the instructions on the label. Do not use more of this product, or more often, than prescribed. This medication should be swallowed whole. It should not be split, crushed or chewed. If you forget a dose, take it as soon as you remember -- unless it is almost time for your next dose. In that case, skip the missed dose. Do not double the next dose to catch up. This medication may be taken with or without food.
In addition to its desired action, this medication may cause some side effects, notably:
✓ it may cause headaches;
✓ it may cause stomach ache;
✓ it may cause nausea or, rarely, vomiting;
✓ it could cause water retention and swelling;
✓ it may cause your breasts to feel swollen and tender;
✓ it may increase breast size.
Each person may react differently to a treatment. If you think this medication may be causing side effects (including those described here, or others), talk to your doctor or pharmacist. He or she can help you to determine whether or not the medication is the source of the problem.
As with most medications, this product should be stored at room temperature. Store it in a secure location where it will not be exposed to excessive heat, moisture or direct sunlight. Make sure that any leftover portion is disposed of safely.
Taking this medication during pregnancy may be harmful for the baby. Women of childbearing potential should use an effective contraceptive method. Pregnant women should not use this product. If you're planning a pregnancy or become pregnant, contact your family doctor.