If cancer of the uterus runs in my family, should I avoid Premarin?

With your family history of uterine cancer, you should talk with your doctor about whether you should avoid Premarin. The hormones in Premarin may increase your chances of getting cancer of the uterus. If you and your doctor decide that the benefits of taking Premarin outweigh the risks, you should have regular checkups and call your doctor right away if you notice any unusual vaginal bleeding.

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