|Generic Name||Conjugated Estrogens|
|Manufacturer||PF Consumer Healthcare Canada|
|Pack Size||Qty||Price Per Pill or Unit||Price||Cart|
|1 Cream/s||US$ 17.00||US$ 17.00|
|3 Cream/s||US$ 15.33||US$ 46.0010%US$ 51.00|
|6 Cream/s||US$ 14.92||US$ 89.5012%US$ 102.00|
Premarin vaginal cream 0.625 mg (14 gm) is a prescription medicine for women with moderate to severe painful intercourse due to menopause. Unlike over the counter lubricants, this vaginal formulation delivers estrogens and acts to relieve pain and other symptoms associated with menopause. Premarin is a conjugated estrogen cream. Estrogen is a female hormone. Conjugated estrogens vaginal cream belongs to the class of medications known as estrogen replacement therapy. This drug is used by the women who suffer from vaginal and urinary menopausal symptoms such as itching, burning, dryness around the vaginal area, difficulty in urination, and excruciating and pain during sexual intercourse.
In women, menopause generally occurs somewhere between 45-55 years of age. After menopause, the body produces less amount of estrogen. Menopause is hence marked by symptoms such as "hot flushes", night sweats, vaginal dryness, itching and painful sexual intercourse.
Conjugated estrogens are like the hormones produced by the ovaries before menopause; they can help to control the symptoms. Along with progesterone, the estrogen is used to treat women who have had their uterus or "womb” removed.
There is a long list of the drugs that must not be taken if one is recommended Premarin. Keep a list of all the drugs that you might be taking, to consult your doctor about any kind of serious drug interactions. You may have to stop the use of certain drugs if you are on a dose of Premarin and these include anti-diabetic medications, Barbiturates, Carbamazepine, Cimetidine, Clarithromycin, Corticosteroids, Dexamethasone, Grapefruit juice, Ketoconazole, Rifampin, Ritonavir, Topiramate/, St. John's Wort, Theophylline, Warfarin etc. You should also consult your doctor to get a full list of the drugs to be avoided.
A side effect is an unwanted response to a medication when it is taken in normal doses. The side effects are not experienced by everyone who takes this medication. Some common ones include genital rashes, severe allergic reactions, vaginal bleeding and vaginitis, irritation and burning sensation. In such cases, you must go for immediate medical help. Do not get alarmed by the list. You may or may not experience all of them. Check with your doctor if you notice any symptom that worries you while you are taking this medication.
Read all the instruction provided in the leaflet by the manufacturer. In case of any confusion, consult your doctor. The cream may be applied to the vagina using the applicator provided. Then it is applied to the outside areas of the vagina or both. To use the applicator, remove the cap of the tube and then screw the nozzle end of the applicator onto the tube. Squeeze the cream till it reaches up to the mark indicated by your doctor. Unscrew the applicator from the tube. Insert the applicator high into the vagina and then press the plunger to release the cream into the vagina. Pull the plunger out from the barrel and wash it with warm water and mild soap. Do not boil or use extra hot water to clean the applicator.
Use the cream daily once after having a warm shower or cleaning the vaginal area. Talk with your doctor or pharmacist about the dosing schedule that would work best for you. The cream should be used on a regular cycle, with 3 weeks (21 days) of use followed by one week off. Apply this medicine until your doctor tells you to stop even if you feel quite well. Tell your doctor in case your condition does not improve.