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Active ingredients: estradiol + dydrogesterone
What it is used for
Hormone Replacement therapy (HRT) in oestrogen deficiency associated with natural or artificial menopause in women with an intact uteri. Prevention of postmenopausal bone mineral density loss in women. For initiation and continuation of treatment of postmenopausal symptoms, the lowest possible effective dose for the shortest duration should be used with the goal being short term use.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Round, biconvex, salmon, film-coated tablet, bearing the inscription "379" on one side.
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on February 1, 2019. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient estradiol + dydrogesterone
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.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems
Menopausal hormone therapy (MHT)
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT), now more commonly known as menopausal hormone therapy (MHT), is not a quick fix for the challenge of menopause, but it can reduce troublesome symptoms.
Read more on myDr website
AMS Guide to Equivalent MHT/HRT Doses Australia only - Australasian Menopause Society
Information Sheet has been developed as a guideline only to approximately equivalent doses of the different MHT/HRT products available in Australia.
Read more on Australasian Menopause Society website