Active ingredients: estriol
What it is used 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.
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Vaginal
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Lifetime is 3 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
White to light cream coloured torpedo shaped pessaries of uniform texture.
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient estriol
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
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