Premarin is an estrogen hormone used to provide female hormones
when the body no longer produces enough. It is also used to help
prevent osteoporosis (weakened bones). Premarin may also be used
to treat cancer.
Follow the directions for using Premarin provided by your Pharmacist,
Physician or Primary Care Provider. Premarin may come with an instruction
leaflet, read it completely. Wash your hands before using. Use the
supplied applicator to insert into the vagina. Wash the applicator
with warm water and soap after each use. Store Premarin at room
temperature, away from heat and light. If you miss a dose, and you
are using it once daily at night, skip the missed dose and go back
to your regular dosing schedule.
Side effects that may occur while taking Premarin include itching
or irritation. If they continue or are bothersome, check with your
Pharmacist, Physician or Primary Care Provider. Check with your Pharmacist, Physician or Primary Care Provider as soon as possible if you experience
breakthrough bleeding, change in menstrual flow, breast tenderness
or enlargement, vomiting, stomach cramps or bloating, or severe
headache. If you notice any effects, consult your Pharmacist, Physician or Primary Care Provider.