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Took premarin for night sweats. Developed faint flat rash on legs. What is the treatment?

I was having night sweats and hot flashes which I attributed to a need for an increase in my Premarin.....they diminished when I upped my HRT dose however, at the same time the sweats started (4 months ago), I developed a faint flat rash on my lower legs...painless and not itchy...the rash is extensive now tho' still only on my legs...pale and almost unoticeable when I first get up in the morning but becomes a dark and angry red within an hour or so. Otherwise I am healthy and still work full time...(I'm 68)
Asked On : Sat, 27 Apr 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Thanks for the query.
You have developed an allergic reaction to premarin.
Like any other drug even premarin can cause reactions.
Please apply a mild steroid cream.
This will control the inflammation.
Try to stop the drug and see response.
sometimes a change in brand also is helpful.

Please meet a dermatologist if it persists.

Let me know if you have any other doubt.
you can ask a direct question to me on this forum, following the below link.

Wishing you a good health.
Thank you
Answered: Wed, 12 Jun 2013
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