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What is Premarin?

Premarin is a type of hormone therapy given to women experiencing severe and disabling symptoms of menopause. It is a prescription medication taken by mouth that contains a blend of estrogens and is available in various dosage forms and strengths. It is used to reduce hot flashes, vaginal dryness and night sweats. It can also be used to prevent bone loss, low bone density and osteoporosis.

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