What is Cenestin?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is a system of medical treatment for surgically menopausal, perimenopausal and postmenopausal women, based on the assumption that it may prevent discomfort and health problems caused by diminished circulating estrogen and progesterone hormones.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Hormone replacement 6 3
Increase effect of another treatment 2 5
Hot flashes 1 3
Osteopenia 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 2
None 5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Cenestin

Side effect Patients
Dry mouth 1
Hypomania 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Cenestin

Dosage Patients
0.9 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Cenestin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 5
Side effects too severe 2
Doctor's advice 1
See all 6 patients who've stopped taking Cenestin

Duration

Currently taking Cenestin

Duration Patients
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Cenestin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 1
2 - 5 years 1
10 years or more 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 8
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 6
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 6
< $25 0
Not specified 1

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Cenestin and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Estrogen derivative (Premarin) 1
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1 patient evaluation for Cenestin

Sep 18, 2014 (Started May 15, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Hormone replacement)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.9 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Taken off the market
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Feb 24, 2009 (Started May 15, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.9 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Dec 2, 2008 (Started May 15, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.9 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I use this for hot flashes after a complete hysterectomy 2004
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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