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Active ingredients: estradiol
What it is used for
Symptomatic treatment of oestrogen deficiency due to natural or surgical menopause in hysterectomised post menopausal women. For initiation and continuation of treatment of postmenopausal symptoms, the lowest effective dose for the shortest duration should be used with the goal being short term use. In women with an intact uteri, use of opposed therapy must be considered.
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.
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Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Round, biconvex, brick-red film-coated tablet with 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
This medicine contains the active ingredients:
If you are over 65 years of age, there may be specific risks and recommendations for use of this medicine. Please discuss your individual circumstances with your pharmacist, doctor or health professional. For more information read our page on medication safety for older people.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient estradiol
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.
Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)
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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
Hormone replacement therapy - MyDr.com.au
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT), now more commonly known as menopausal hormone therapy (MHT), can reduce troublesome menopause 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