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Is Premarin safe for my overweight mother to take?

Talk with your mother's doctor about her risks before using Premarin long term, especially since she is overweight. Long-term treatment with Premarin may increase your mother's risk of breast cancer, heart attack, blood clots or stroke. Her doctor should check her progress regularly (every three to six months) to determine whether it is safe for her to continue this treatment.

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