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Brand name: Femoston-Conti TM

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

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Round, biconvex, salmon, film-coated tablet, bearing the inscription "379" on one side.

Images are the copyright of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Is this medicine subsidised?

This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on November 1, 2018. 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.

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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

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Femoston-Conti Tablets - myDr.com.au

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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.This Information Sheet has been developed as a guideline only to approximately equivalent doses of the different HRT products available 1st August 2011. The intention is to help physicians change their patients to higher or lower approximate doses of HRT if needing to tailor therapy, or remain within the same approximate dose if needing to change brands of HRT. Products which are underlined are Australia only; products

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