Estrofem is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) estradiol. On this page you will find out more about Estrofem, 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:
Estrofem 1 mg 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.
What this medicine is for
Short term symptomatic treatment of oestrogen deficiency due to natural or surgical menopause in hysterectomised postmenopausal women. In women with intact uteri, use of opposed therapy must be considered.
Table of characteristics
red tablets, 6 millimetres in diameter, stamped with 'Novo 282'
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|Dosage Form||Tablet, film coated|
|Route of administration||Oral|
28 tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Type||Dial Dispenser Pack|
|Storage temperature||Store below 25 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||Store in a Dry Place,Protect from Light,Do not Refrigerate|
|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.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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