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Brand name: Ovestin TM

Active ingredients: estriol

What it is used for

Short-term treatment of menopausal syndrome. Review the need for continuation of treatment after 6 months treatment, taking into account the risk-benefit ratio for the individual user at that moment (including cardiovascular disease and breast cancer, refer to clinical trials and precautions). Ovestin tablets should only be continued for as long as the benefit outweighs the risks.

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 30 degrees Celsius
  • Protect from Light
  • Shelf lifetime is 4 Years.

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

Visual appearance

white flat round tablet with bevelled edges and a single breakline. Coded DG above 7 on one side, below the score line.

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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.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient estriol

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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