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Progynova is an oestrogen only Hormone Replacement Therapy product. Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) is a treatment used in women, to relieve menopause-related symptoms. It works by replacing the decreased levels of hormones which occurs as you approach menopause.This type of HRT is only recommended if you have had your womb removed during a hysterectomy.Drug Warning
Please read the full information about warnings for Progynova as detailed in your Patient Information Leaflet.
Taking an oestrogen-only HRT can increase the risk of excessive thickening of the womb lining, and endometrial cancer.
You should also talk to your doctor before attempting to stop Progynova.
You should contact a doctor if you experience unusual bleeding when on this product
You should go for regular breast screening and smear tests.
You should also check your breasts regularly and see your doctor if you notice changes such as dimpling of the skin, nipple changes or you can see or feel any lumps.
There is an increased risk of risk of developing blood clots with HRT tablets. You should stop taking Progynova and see a doctor if you notice signs of a blood clot.
Suitability criteria
Take one tablet each day. Finish all 28 tablets in the strip, and start your next strip immediately after.
ensure to take it within the next 12 hours. If it has already been more than 12 hours, start as normal by the next day.
it may increase the risk of there being breakthrough bleeding and spotting. Do not attempt to take a double dose.
It is recommended to start on a lower dose and increase if necessary. Please seek further advice if you need support with this.
Warnings and ContraindicationsYou should avoid Progynova if any of the following applies to you:
You have or have ever had breast cancer, or any form of cancer sensitive to oestrogens.
You have unexplained vaginal bleeding.
You have excessive thickening of the womb lining endometrial hyperplasia that is not being treated.
You have or have ever had a blood clot in the vein (such as DVT in the legs)
You have a blood clotting disorder.
You have or have ever had a heart attack, stroke or angina.
You have or have ever had liver disease and your liver function levels are still not normal.
You have a rare blood condition called porphyria.
Common Side Effects
Skin reactions.
Other Ingredients
Lactose monohydrate, maize starch, povidone 25,000, talc, magnesium stearate (E572), sucrose, povidone 700,000, macrogol 6,000, calcium carbonate (E170), titanium dioxide (E171), glycerol 85% (E422), montan glycol wax, ferric oxide pigment (E172) and purified water.
No special storage requirements .
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