Progynova is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) estradiol. On this page you will find out more about Progynova, 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
Pack size information
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Information for medicine and pack size:
Progynova 2 mg sugar coated tablet, 56
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.
What this medicine is for
INDICATIONS AS AT 19 July 2004: Short term treatment of climacteric complaints after the cessation of monthly bleeding, or deficiency symptoms after oophorectomy or radiological castration for non-carcinomatous diseases, such as hot flushes, outbreaks of sweat, sleep disturbances, depressive moods, irritability, headaches, dizziness. Progynova has also a favourable influence on bladder irritation (a not infrequent occurrence in the climacteric), signs of cutaneous and mucosal involution (particularly in the genital region) which normally occur with advancing age.
Table of characteristics
Pale blue sugar coated tablet
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|Dosage Form||Tablet, sugar coated|
|Route of administration||Oral|
2 x 28 tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 25 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||No information available|
|Life time||24 Months|
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 March 2018
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.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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