Drug Information for Prempro (Physicians Total Care, Inc.): 2 DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

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  • 2.1 General Dosing Information

    Use of estrogen-alone, or in combination with a progestin, should be with the lowest effective dose and for the shortest duration consistent with treatment goals and risks for the individual woman. Postmenopausal women should be re-evaluated periodically as clinically appropriate to determine if treatment is still necessary.

    2.2 Treatment of Moderate to Severe Vasomotor Symptoms due to Menopause

    PREMPRO therapy consists of a single tablet to be taken orally once daily.

    PREMPHASE therapy consists of two separate tablets: one maroon 0.625 mg Premarin (conjugated estrogens) tablet taken daily on days 1 through 14 and one light-blue tablet containing 0.625 mg conjugated estrogens and 5 mg of medroxyprogesterone acetate taken on days 15 through 28.

    2.3 Treatment of Moderate to Severe Vulvar and Vaginal Atrophy due to Menopause

    PREMPRO therapy consists of a single tablet to be taken orally once daily.

    PREMPHASE therapy consists of two separate tablets: one maroon 0.625 mg Premarin [conjugated estrogens (CE)] tablet taken daily on days 1 through 14 and one light-blue tablet containing 0.625 mg CE and 5 mg of medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA) taken on days 15 through 28.

    When prescribing solely for the treatment of moderate to severe vulvar and vaginal atrophy, topical vaginal products should be considered.

    2.4 Prevention of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

    PREMPRO therapy consists of a single tablet to be taken orally once daily.

    PREMPHASE therapy consists of two separate tablets: one maroon 0.625 mg Premarin (conjugated estrogens) tablet taken daily on days 1 through 14 and one light-blue tablet containing 0.625 mg conjugated estrogens and 5 mg of medroxyprogesterone acetate taken on days 15 through 28.

  • Drug Information Provided by National Library of Medicine (NLM).
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