|| Premia Continuous
|| Conjugated Oestrogens/Medroxyprogesterone Acetate
What is Premia Continuous?
Premia Continuous contains 2 female sex hormones, conjugated oestrogens, an oestrogen and medroxyprogesterone acetate, a progesterone type of medication. It is used as a combination hormone therapy to reduce the symptoms of menopause, caused by the body making less oestrogen, such as hot flashes, vaginal dryness, burning and irritation. The medication can also be used as a second line option to prevent thinning of the bones (osteoporosis) post menopause. Some women may also use it to reduce the risk of cancer of the uterus which can be caused by using oestrogen.
How is Premia Continuous used?
Premia Continuous should be taken orally only as directed by a doctor. To prevent an upset stomach, the medication should be taken with or just after some food along with a drink of water. Contact a doctor for the correct dosage, start date and treatment cycle as it will depend on the patientís condition and their response to the therapy. The tablets should be swallowed whole and not broken, split or chewed prior to consuming.
Patients using Premia Continuous may encounter unwanted side effects such as:
- Upset stomach
- Hair loss
- Breast tenderness or pain
Contact a doctor immediately should side effects persist or encounter more severe side effects such as:
- Unusual or rapid weight changes
- Mental or mood changes
- Unusual vaginal bleeding or discharge
- Breast lump
- Decreased sex drive
- Blood clots in blood vessels
Immediately proceed to your nearest emergency department if you suffer an allergic reaction. Symptoms usually associated with such a reaction include difficulty breathing or swallowing, chest tightness, swelling, skin rashes, and hives.
Premia Continuous is not always suitable for all patients. Always consult your health care provider prior to using this medication if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to conceive, using any other medication (prescription or non-prescription), using any herbal products or supplements, or if you have any allergies or other health problems.
The correct dosage and prescription commonly depend on the patient and the condition being treated. Do not adjust your dosage without the approval of your health care provider. This product is only for use as prescribed and instructed.