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Femoston is a medication used to treat the symptoms of the menopause. In the perimenopausal period, levels of oestrogen and progesterone fall which can lead to unwanted symptoms. Femoston HRT replaces the hormones to minimize the symptoms of the menopause. Each pack contains two different tablets to be taken as prescribed each month.

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Femoston HRT

  • Femoston is used to treat the symptoms of the menopause
  • Femoston is a type of hormone replacement therapy (HRT)
  • Two different tablets are contained in each pack
  • 14 of the tablets contain a drug that mimics oestrogen
  • 14 of the tablets contain two drugs that mimic oestrogen and progesterone
  • Femoston is available in two different strengths
  • It is important to read the patient leaflet for a full list of side effects and cautions.

In women around the time of the menopause, the fall in natural hormones can lead to symptoms including hot flushes, night sweats, difficulty sleeping, reduced libido, vaginal dryness, difficulty concentrating, headaches, aches and pains and mood changes.

Some women choose to take hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to offset the symptoms of the menopause. HRT such as Femoston contains synthetic hormones that mimic the female sex hormones that are now in decline.

Each pack of Femoston contains two types of tablets.

  • 14 tablets contain oestradiol which mimics oestrogen
  • 14 tablets contain oestradiol and dydrogesterone acetate to mimic both oestrogen and progesterone.

The tablets are taken at different times each month, and it is important to follow the prescribing instructions to make sure you take the medication correctly.

Femoston Tablets

Femoston is a form of continuous sequential HRT. 

One oestrogen tablet should be taken every day for 14 days. After this time, one combination tablet should be taken every day for 14 days. A new cycle of tablets should then begin straight away, without a break. 

If you are still having periods, it is advisable to start your first pack of Femoston on the first day of your period. If your periods have already stopped, you can start taking Femoston at a time to suit you.

If you miss a tablet, it should be taken within 12 hours. If you have missed it by more than 12 hours, skip that tablet and take the next one as usual. Missing a tablet may increase the chance of breakthrough bleeding or spotting.

Each tablet should be swallowed with some water.

Femoston is available in two different strengths.

1mg/10mg Pack

This pack contains tablets of the following doses:

  • 1mg oestradiol tablets
  • 1mg oestradiol and 10mg dydrogesterone acetate combination tablets

2mg/10mg pack

This pack contains tablets of the following doses:

  • 2mg oestradiol tablets
  • 2mg oestradiol and 10mg dydrogesterone acetate combination tablets

Most women start by taking the 1mg/10mg pack. The 2mg/10mg pack is usually only prescribed if the lower strength Femoston has not led to an adequate clinical response.

Femoston Side Effects

Like all medications, Femoston can have some side effects. The most common side effects include:

  • Headache
  • Abdominal pain
  • Back pain
  • Breast pain or tenderness
  • Vaginal thrush (fungal infection)
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Migraines
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea or vomiting (feeling sick or being sick)
  • Dry skin or rashes
  • Changes to menstrual bleeding
  • Tiredness
  • Weight gain.

If these side effects persist or become troublesome you should speak to your doctor for further advice.

Using HRT can cause a slight increase in the risk of some cancers including breast and uterine cancer. The risk increases when using a higher strength preparation for a long period. It is important that the benefits of using Femoston outweigh the potential risks.

Serious allergic reactions happen very rarely. If you have a severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis) including breathlessness, lip swelling or tongue swelling, call 999 immediately.

Femoston may not be suitable for everyone. You should tell your prescriber if you:

  • Have ever had breast cancer (or suspected breast cancer)
  • Have endometrial (or another oestrogen dependent) cancer
  • Have a progesterone-dependent tumour, such as a meningioma
  • Have undiagnosed vaginal or genital bleeding
  • Have endometrial hyperplasia, fibroids, or endometriosis
  • Have, or have ever had, a PE (pulmonary embolism) or DVT (deep vein thrombosis) – a blood clot to the lungs or leg
  • Have a thrombophilic disorder (blood clotting disorders)
  • Have angina or have had a heart attack (myocardial infarction), or any other form of arterial blood clot
  • Have had a stroke
  • Have liver disease or gallstones
  • Have porphyria
  • Have hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Have diabetes
  • Have migraine
  • Have systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE or lupus)
  • Have epilepsy
  • Have asthma
  • Have otosclerosis.

If you become pregnant whilst taking Femoston, the tablets must be stopped immediately. Femoston is not suitable for use when breastfeeding.

If you develop jaundice (yellowing of the skin or the whites of the eyes) or new onset of migraines, the tablets should be stopped. If you are told that your blood pressure has increased, or your liver function changes on blood testing, Femoston may need to be stopped.

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Buying Femoston Online

Can I buy Femoston online?

You can safely buy Femoston online at EU Meds. You will first need to have an online consultation with a pharmacist independent prescriber before your order will be supplied. The online consultation will ensure that Femoston is the right medication for your medical condition.

Do I need a prescription for Femoston?

Yes, in order to purchase Femoston you will need a valid prescription. Please note, all requests for supply of prescription medications are subject to an online clinical consultation and the decision to prescribe will be made by a doctor.

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