Femoston 2/10 Tablet

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Introduction

Femoston 2/10 Tablet is used for hormone replacement therapy. It is a combination of female sex hormones that helps in relieving symptoms like hot flushes, vaginal dryness and irritation in postmenopausal women.

Femoston 2/10 Tablet should be taken with or without food, preferably at a fixed time each day. This is done to ensure consistent levels of medicine in the body. It should be taken as per your doctor's advice. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms. Swallow the tablets whole with a glass of water. You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you.

Nausea, headache and breast pain are some common side effects of this medicine. However, consult with your doctor if menstrual irregularities such as spotting or bleeding between menstrual periods or missed periods happens or bothers you. Some serious side effects which mean immediate doctor consultation is required include unexplained swelling and pain in your limbs, shortness of breath, chest pain, or changes in vision. It is advised to perform yoga, or avoid caffeinated products or alcohol while on treatment.

Before taking Femoston 2/10 Tablet, tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding, if you have ever had any problems with your blood circulation or have diabetes or stroke. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. It might increase risk of breast cancer, hence regular breast examination is recommended.

Uses of Femoston Tablet Combikit

Benefits of Femoston Tablet Combikit

In Hormone replacement therapy

Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) is a treatment to relieve symptoms of menopause such as hot flushes (sudden feeling of warmth), night sweats, mood swings, depression, sleep problems, vaginal dryness and reduced sex drive. Since menopause can last for several years, this treatment can make a big improvement in the quality of your life. You should Femoston 2/10 Tablet as it is prescribed, and for as long as it is prescribed by your doctor.

Side effects of Femoston Tablet Combikit

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Femoston

  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Breast pain
  • Irregular uterine bleeding

How to use Femoston Tablet Combikit

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Femoston 2/10 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Femoston Tablet Combikit works

Femoston 2/10 Tablet is a combination of two hormonal medicines: Estradiol and Dydrogesterone which are a part of hormone replacement therapy (HRT). Estradiol works by restoring the falling levels of estrogen in the body which helps reduce distressing symptoms of menopause. However, it may affect the womb lining (endometrium) and increase the risk of endometrial cancer. Dydrogesterone is added to oppose the harmful effect of Estradiol on the womb lining and reduce cancer risk.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Femoston 2/10 Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Femoston 2/10 Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
Breast feeding
UNSAFE
Femoston 2/10 Tablet is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Femoston 2/10 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Femoston 2/10 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Femoston 2/10 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Femoston 2/10 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Femoston 2/10 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Femoston Tablet Combikit?

If you miss a dose of Femoston 2/10 Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • You have been prescribed Femoston 2/10 Tablet as a part of hormone replacement therapy to relieve symptoms of menopause.
  • Report to your doctor any changes in your well-being and lifestyle, and remember to get your breasts examined regularly for any lumps or pain.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience any unusual vaginal bleeding or spotting while taking this medicine.
  • Before starting treatment with Femoston 2/10 Tablet, inform your doctor if you have any scheduled surgery.

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Patient concerns

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I have been told by doctors I have cystitis also simple cyst in right ovary . What should I be doing its been two years I have this issue
Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Hi PATIENT hormone therapy helps with cysts. Ask your doctor for a hormone replacement.
I am a male to female transsexual and I need Bilateral Orchiectomy at a fair cost I am already on hormone replacement therapy for 2 years anti androgen/spirnolactone (Aldactone) and estrodiol valerate progynova, I need to have bilateral orchiectomy at the cheapest option
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Ayurveda
Hi Kindly consult to your nearest doctor
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Country of origin: Netherlands

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