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Brand name: Xyvion

Xyvion is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) tibolone. On this page you will find out more about Xyvion, 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: tibolone

Information for medicine and pack size:
Xyvion 2.5 mg uncoated tablet, 84

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 treatment of symptoms resulting from the natural or surgical menopause in post menopausal women. Second line therapy for the prevention of bone mineral density loss in postmenopausal women at high risk of future osteoporotic fractures who are intolerant of, or contraindicated for, other medicinal products approved for the prevention of bone mineral density loss. After careful selection of users, Xyvion should be prescribed for the shortest duration consistent with treatment goals. Review the need for continuation of treatment after 6 months, taking into account the risk-benefit ratio for the individual user at the moment (including cardiovascular disease and breast cancer, refer Clinical Trials and Precautions). Xyvion should only be continued for as long as the benefit outweighs the risks.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance 6mm diameter white, round, flat tablets with bevelled edge coded "MK" above "2" on one side and "Organon" and a star on the other.

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Dosage Form Tablet, uncoated
Route of administration Oral
Medicine schedule
10 tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
28 tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
84 tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Blister Pack
Storage temperature Store below 25 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions Protect from Moisture,Protect from Light
Life time 2 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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