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Menopausal and Prempro

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Menopausal Symptoms and Causes

Menopause is the time in a woman's life when her period stops. It usually occurs naturally, most often after age 45. Menopause happens because the woman's ovaries stop producing the hormones estrogen and progesterone.

A woman has reached menopause when she has not had a period for one year. Changes and symptoms can start several years earlier. They include

  • A change in periods - shorter or longer, lighter or heavier, with more or less time in between
  • Hot flashes and/or night sweats
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Mood swings
  • Trouble focusing
  • Less hair on head, more on face

Some symptoms require treatment. Talk to your doctor about how to best manage menopause. Make sure the doctor knows your medical history and your family medical history. This includes whether you are at risk for heart disease, osteoporosis, or breast cancer.

Dept. of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health

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Prempro Side Effects

Breast Cancer (5096)
Breast Cancer Metastatic (691)
Breast Cancer Female (425)
Cerebrovascular Accident (260)
Deep Vein Thrombosis (238)
Pulmonary Embolism (203)
Oestrogen Receptor Assay Positive (200)
Progesterone Receptor Assay Positive (169)
Breast Cancer In Situ (166)
Metastases To Lymph Nodes (156)
Myocardial Infarction (155)
Thrombosis (126)
Depression (109)
Ovarian Cancer (101)
Ovarian Cancer Metastatic (79)
Headache (68)
Hot Flush (66)
Anxiety (61)
Vaginal Haemorrhage (52)
Insomnia (51)
Asthenia (50)
Alopecia (48)
Breast Cancer Recurrent (47)
Nausea (47)
Hypertension (45)
Condition Aggravated (40)
Metrorrhagia (40)
Fatigue (40)
Dizziness (36)
Pain (35)
Breast Microcalcification (33)
Metastases To Bone (33)
Weight Increased (33)
Cardiac Disorder (30)
Breast Pain (30)
Breast Cancer Stage Ii (30)
Pain In Extremity (29)
Muscle Spasms (29)
Feeling Abnormal (29)
Lymphoedema (27)
Abdominal Distension (26)
Chest Pain (26)
Contralateral Breast Cancer (26)
Malaise (26)
Endometrial Cancer (24)
Product Quality Issue (23)
Breast Mass (23)
Blood Cholesterol Increased (22)
Breast Tenderness (22)
Irritability (22)

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Just been prescribed these. I'm 55 and not had a period for 3 months. Having really bad sweats & my joints are VERY painful!!! I need something to ease the menopausal symptoms - are these safe to take????

Neither my surgeon from knee replacement or my internist has told me that Temazepan is habit forming. I had knee surgery 6 weeks ago and I'm still taking one pill at night. I have severe night sweats and I am not menopausal.&n

Recently my gynae prescribed Climen as she determined that I was pre-menopausal. I read the info pamphlet and one of the side effects could be migraine like head aches, when I was much younger I was a severe megrain sufferer and since I hav

The symtoms listed by previous bloggers, have definitely confirm the symtoms I incurred using ciprofloxacn, aggravation, triggered finger, anxiety, chills, discomfort, edginess, menopausal symtoms.

\ Since taking amloc 5mg, i have gained weight, experienced severe swelling of ankles and feet. I also suffer hot flushes..this might be attributed to being menopausal, but prior to amloc i didnt have these flushes. Can this be attributed to amloc?

Menopausal Clinical Trials and Studies

Treatments might be new drugs or new combinations of drugs, new surgical procedures or devices, or new ways to use existing treatments. The goal of clinical trials is to determine if a new test or treatment works and is safe. Clinical trials can also look at other aspects of care, such as improving the quality of life for people with chronic illnesses. People participate in clinical trials for a variety of reasons. Healthy volunteers say they participate to help others and to contribute to moving science forward. Participants with an illness or disease also participate to help others, but also to possibly receive the newest treatment and to have the additional care and attention from the clinical trial staff.