Prempro (conjugated estrogens/medroxyprogesterone acetate tablets)
Detailed View: Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) -- March 2008
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Malignant Neoplasms: Breast Cancer
The most important randomized clinical trial providing information about this issue in estrogen plus progestin users is the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) substudy of daily conjugated estrogens (CE 0.625 mg) plus medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA 2.5 mg). In the estrogen plus progestin substudy, after a mean follow-up of 5.6 years, the WHI substudy reported an increased risk of breast cancer in women who took daily CE/MPA...