Estrofem 1 mg Tablets
Estrofem tablets contain oestradiol 1mg, an active form of the female hormone oestrogen, and are used to replace the loss of oestrogen at menopause, relieving menopausal symptoms. Estrofem also stimulates the development of female sexual characteristics for male to female transsexuals.
What is it used for?
During the menopause, the amount of the oestrogen produced by a woman’s body drops. This can cause symptoms such as hot face, neck and chest (“hot flushes”). Elleste Solo alleviates these symptoms after menopause. You will only be prescribed Elleste Solo if your symptoms seriously hinder your daily life.
It is also used for the prevention of osteoporosis.
How is it given?
Take one tablet each day. You can take the tablet at a time of the day that suits you. But it is best to take it about the same time each day. Swallow the tablets whole with water.
What are the common side effects?
The following diseases are reported more often in women using HRT compared to women not using HRT: Breast cancer, abnormal growth or cancer of the lining of the womb (endometrial hyperplasia or cancer), ovarian cancer blood clots in the veins of the legs or lungs (venous thromboembolism), heart disease, stroke, probable memory loss if HRT is started over the age of 65.
Size: 10 x 28 tablets