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Brand name: Qlaira TM

Active ingredients: estradiol, estradiol + dienogest

What it is used for

Oral contraception. Treatment of heavy and/or prolonged menstrual bleeding in women without organic pathology who desire oral contraception.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

This medicine is a pack that contains more than one part.

Part 1: Tablet, film coated

Light yellow, round, biconvex film-coated tablet, one side embossed with the letters "dh" in a regular hexagon.

How to take this medicine: Oral

Part 2: Tablet, film coated

Dark yellow, round, biconvex film-coated tablet, one side embossed with the letters "dd" in a regular hexagon.

How to take this medicine: Oral

Part 3: Tablet, film coated

Medium red, round, biconvex film-coated tablet, one side embossed with the letters "dj" in a regular hexagon.

How to take this medicine: Oral

Part 4: Tablet, film coated

Dark red, round, biconvex film-coated tablet, one side embossed with the letters "dn" in a regular hexagon.

How to take this medicine: Oral

Part 5: Tablet, film coated

White, round, biconvex film-coated tablet, one side embossed with the letters "dt" in a regular hexagon.

How to take this medicine: Oral

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

Visual appearance

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Storage instructions

  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Store in Original Container
  • Lifetime is 5 Years.

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 ingredients: estradiol

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking these medicines. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of these medicines during pregnancy.

For the active ingredients: estradiol + dienogest

Unable to find pregnancy criteria

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  • Therapeutic Good's Administration (TGA)
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
  • GuildLink
  • DrugBank

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