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Brand name: Progynova TM

Active ingredients: estradiol

What it is used 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.

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 25 degrees Celsius
  • Lifetime is 24 Months.

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

Visual appearance

Pale blue sugar coated tablet

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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 is subsidised which may make it cheaper. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Phamaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website

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.

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