Femoston 1/10

Femoston 1/10

estradiol

estradiol + dydrogesterone

Manufacturer:

Abbott

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
14 white tab each containing estradiol 1 mg, 14 gray tab each containing estradiol 1 mg, dydrogesterone 10 mg
Indications/Uses
Hormone replacement therapy for women w/ disorders due to natural or surgically induced menopause. Prevention of postmenopausal osteoporosis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
1 white tab for the 1st 14 days followed by 1 gray tab for the next 14 days.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Known or suspected breast or endometrial carcinoma, other hormone-dependent tumors, acute or chronic liver disease, history of liver disease, venous thromboembolic diseases. Abnormal genital bleeding. Known or suspected pregnancy.
Special Precautions
Physical exam & complete family & medical history should be taken. Mammography is advisable. Patients w/ epilepsy, migraine, cardiac failure, HTN, porphyria, hemoglobinopathies or otosclerosis, uterine leiomyomata, history of endometriosis.
Adverse Reactions
Breast tenderness, breakthrough bleeding.
Drug Interactions
Barbiturates, phenytoin, rifampicin & carbamazepine.
ATC Classification
G03CA53 - estradiol, combinations ; Belongs to the class of natural and semisynthetic estrogens used in estrogenic hormone preparations.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Femoston 1/10 tab
Packing/Price
28's
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