Active Ingredient(s): Conjugated Estrogens + Medroxyprogesterone
FDA Approved: November 17, 1995
Category: Women's Health / Fertility

Prempro Overview

Medroxyprogesterone acetate (INN, USAN, BAN), also known as 17α-hydroxy-6α-methylprogesterone acetate, and commonly abbreviated as MPA, is a steroidal progestin, a synthetic variant of the steroid hormone progesterone.[2][3] It is used as a contraceptive, in hormone replacement therapy and for the treatment of endometriosis as well as several other indications. MPA is a more potent derivative of its parent compound medroxyprogesterone (MP). While medroxyprogesterone is sometimes use...

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I have been taking this TAB for 4-5 years-I understand from my OBGYN that it is a low dosage but my boobs have gotten bigger and I have gained weight- the pluses are it keeps me on an even keel- not anxious and more focused. How can I keep taking it for the positive effects but offset the weight gain and big boobs? ## Hi Alison, Unfortunately weight gain, and enlarged breasts are common side effects of this drug. If I were to suggest anything that would help counteract this, my first thought would be to stay on top of your eating habits. Incorporating a low fat diet would be ideal in my opinion. To put this into perspective, this would ideally be under 20 grams of fat per day. Which also means that you would need to increase either your carb and/or protein intake to help satiate you aft...
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after taking prempro, or any other hrt for over 5 yrs, can u get pregnant after stopping the medication?
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is replacing prempro,using for menopausal systoms ## Do you mean the drug Femhrt ?
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Conjugated Estrogens + Medroxyprogesterone
  • Tablet: 0.3mg + 1.5mg, 0.45mg + 1.5mg, 0.625mg + 2.5mg, 0.625mg + 5mg, 0.625mg,0.625mg + n/a,5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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