Ovestin Ovula is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) estriol. On this page you will find out more about Ovestin Ovula, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: estriol
Information for medicine and pack size:
Ovestin Ovula 500 microgram moulded pessary, 15
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
Vulvo-vaginal complaints due to oestrogen deficiency associated with the climacteric and the postmenopause or after ovariectomy - Atrophic vaginitis; - Pruritus vulvae; - Dyspareunia due to vulvo-vaginal atrophy; - As auxillary therapy in the treatment of vaginal infections - As pre-operative therapy for vulvo-vaginal surgery and during subsequent convalescence; - Ulcers in cases of prolapse of the uterus or vagina; - To avoid misinterpretation of a cytological smear.
Table of characteristics
White to light cream coloured torpedo shaped pessaries of uniform texture.
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|Dosage Form||Pessary, moulded|
|Route of administration||Vaginal|
15 pessaries: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
5 PESSARIES: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 25 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||No information available|
|Life time||3 Years|
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 March 2018
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
Check if you can use your medicine whilst playing sport. Search the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) database that provides information about the prohibited status of specific medications and/or the active ingredient based on the current World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List.
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