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

  • 10 Things You Need to Know about Bioidentical Hormones

    January 26, 2016

    The use of bioidentical hormones by menopausal women is on the rise. Bioidentical hormone replacement, also known as compounded hormone therapy, isn’t nearly as well studied as conventional hormone replacement therapy and isn’t regulated—yet it is used by 2.5 million women in the US.

    Why’d they become a thing? After publication of the 2002 Women’s Health Initiative findings there were new fears about conventional FDA approved hormone therapy like Prempro, Premarin, estradiol, Menest, and others. See More

  • 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

see all savings tips

Popular Estrogen Replacement Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price
Estrogens 83 See Prices
Estrogens 83 See Prices
Estrogens 83 See Prices
see all 9 drugs

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

Copyright ©2018 GoodRx, Inc.

GoodRx is not sponsored by or affiliated with any of the pharmacies identified in its price comparisons. All trademarks, brands, logos and copyright images are property of their respective owners and rights holders and are used solely to represent the products of these rights holders. This information is for informational purposes only and is not meant to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. GoodRx is not offering advice, recommending or endorsing any specific prescription drug, pharmacy or other information on the site. GoodRx provides no warranty for any of the pricing data or other information. Please seek medical advice before starting, changing or terminating any medical treatment.

In all states except Tennessee, GoodRx is considered a marketer of prescription discount cards, and is not required to register as a discount card provider. In Tennessee, GoodRx is registered as a Prescription Drug Discount Plan Operator.

Safe Pharmacy