Estrogen Replacement

What is Estrogen Replacement?

Estrogen replacement increases estrogen levels in the body. Estrogen replacement can reduce the risk of bone loss and treats menopausal symptoms in women. Symptoms include hot flashes, mood improvement, increase collagen levels, and sleepiness.

Estrogens and estrogen / progestin combinations are commonly used for estrogen replacement. They are available as patches, tablets, creams, suppositories, and injections.

Savings Tips for Estrogen Replacement

  • Why Is Premarin So Expensive?

    August 04, 2014

    Many women need cheaper options for hormone replacement. One of the most commonly prescribed estrogens for women is Premarin, and it’s so darn expensive. This is because there is no generic form of Premarin and will not likely ever be. Premarin is the brand name for conjugated estrogens used to treat symptoms of menopause and to prevent osteoporosis.

    Why doesn’t a generic for Premarin exist?

    Well, because we don’t really know what’s in it. See More

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Popular Estrogen Replacement Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price
Estrace
(estradiol)
Estrogens 44 See Prices
Climara
(estradiol)
Estrogens 44 See Prices
Premarin Estrogens 58 See Prices
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

Estrogen Replacement Drug Classes

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