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Off-Label Premarin Uses

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend Premarin for something other than the conditions listed above. This is called an "off-label" use. At this time, Premarin is sometimes used off-label to treat uremic bleeding (bleeding due to kidney failure). At one point, Premarin was used off-label for preventing heart disease and dementia (such as Alzheimer's disease), but these are no longer considered legitimate off-label uses.
 
Sometimes hormones are used to promote youthfulness. Again, this is not generally accepted as a legitimate off-label Premarin use.
 
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