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Brand name: Trisequens TM

Active ingredients: estradiol, estradiol + norethisterone acetate

What it is used for

Short term symptomatic treatment of oestrogen deficiency associated with natural or artificial menopause (see DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION and CLINICAL TRIALS).

How to take it

This medicine is a pack that contains more than one part.

Part 1: Tablet, film coated

12 blue tablets, 6 millimetres in diameter engraved 'novo/280'.

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

Part 2: Tablet, film coated

10 white tablets, 6 millimetres in diameter engraved 'novo/281'.

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

Part 3: Tablet, film coated

6 red tablets, 6 millimetres in diameter engraved 'novo/282'.

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

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.

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Storage instructions

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Do not Refrigerate
  • Protect from Light
  • Store in a Dry Place
  • Shelf lifetime is 4 Years.

Do I need a prescription?

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

Over 65?

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.

For the active ingredient estradiol + norethisterone acetate

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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