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PREMPRO® AND PREMPHASE®Dosage and Administration (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone acetate)

2 DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Use of estrogen-alone, or in combination with a progestin, should be with the lowest effective dose and for the shortest duration consistent with treatment goals and risks for the individual woman. Postmenopausal women should be re-evaluated periodically as clinically appropriate to determine if treatment is still necessary.

2.1 Treatment of Moderate to Severe Vasomotor Symptoms due to Menopause

PREMPRO therapy consists of a single tablet to be taken orally once daily.

PREMPHASE therapy consists of two separate tablets: one maroon 0.625 mg Premarin [conjugated estrogens (CE)] tablet taken daily on days 1 through 14 and one light-blue tablet containing 0.625 mg CE and 5 mg of medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA) taken on days 15 through 28.

2.2 Treatment of Moderate to Severe Vulvar and Vaginal Atrophy due to Menopause

PREMPRO therapy consists of a single tablet to be taken orally once daily.

PREMPHASE therapy consists of two separate tablets: one maroon 0.625 mg CE tablet taken daily on days 1 through 14 and one light-blue tablet containing 0.625 mg CE and 5 mg MPA taken on days 15 through 28.

When prescribing solely for the treatment of moderate to severe vulvar and vaginal atrophy, topical vaginal products should be considered.

2.3 Prevention of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

PREMPRO therapy consists of a single tablet to be taken orally once daily.

PREMPHASE therapy consists of two separate tablets: one maroon 0.625 mg CE tablet taken daily on days 1 through 14 and one light-blue tablet containing 0.625 mg CE and 5 mg of MPA taken on days 15 through 28.

When prescribing solely for the prevention of postmenopausal osteoporosis, therapy should only be considered for women at significant risk of osteoporosis and non-estrogen medications should be carefully considered.

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