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How long does it take for Estrogen to work? How long does it take for Estrogen to work?

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Unread 11-18-2000, 08:58 AM
How long does it take for Estrogen to work?

I started 3.0 mg of estrogen two days a ago and I am still up at night with hot flashes. How long does it take to work?
Unread 11-18-2000, 11:07 PM
How long does it take for Estrogen to work?

It does take a little while to work but you should notice some difference in a few more days. You may actually get some hot flashes as the new level settles in, so don't let that alarm you. In about 2-4 weeks you should be starting to feel pretty good.
Unread 11-19-2000, 06:19 PM

Thanks for your quick reply. I thought I had to increase the dose and I really wanted to take as little as possible. I actually had the doctor reduce it from 6.25 to 3 mg of Premarin (estrogen). Thanks again.
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Unread 11-19-2000, 08:45 PM
How long does it take for Estrogen to work?

.3 might be OK if you have your ovaries but if you don't then the minimum dose for bone and heart protection is .625mg. Why did you reduce the dose, if you don't mind me asking?

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