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Brand name: Kliogest

Kliogest is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) estradiol + norethisterone acetate. On this page you will find out more about Kliogest, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)

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Active ingredient in this medicine: estradiol + norethisterone acetate

Information for medicine and pack size:
Kliogest film-coated tablet, 28

Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:

This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.

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What this medicine is for

Short term symptomatic treatment of postmenopausal oestrogen deficiency (see DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION and CLINICAL TRIALS). For the prevention of postmenopausal bone mineral density loss. When prescribed solely for the prevention of postmenopausal bone mineral density loss, therapy should only be prescribed for women who are at high risk of osteoporosis and future fracture and who are intolerant of, or contraindicated for, non-oestrogen products approved for prevention of osteoporosis. Life style modifications and the risk benefit profile of Kliogest should be taken into careful consideration and discussed with the patient, to allow the patient to make an informed decision prior to prescribing. See PRECAUTIONS and DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION. Kliogest is for use in postmenopausal women with an intact uterus. In perimenopausal women treated with Kliogest the incidence of vaginal bleeding is unacceptably high and therefore therapy should not be initiated sooner than one year after the last menstrual period.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance 28 white tablets, 6 millimetres in diameter engraved 'Novo 281'.

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Dosage Form Tablet, film coated
Route of administration Oral
Medicine schedule
28 tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Dial Dispenser Pack
Storage temperature Store below 25 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions Do not Refrigerate,Protect from Light,Store in a Dry Place
Life time 4 Years
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information

The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.

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Is this medication banned in sport?

Check if you can use your medicine whilst playing sport. Search the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) database that provides information about the prohibited status of specific medications and/or the active ingredient based on the current World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List.

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