Drug Category: Oestrogen/Progestogen.
Contents: Tab: Calendar pack containing 11 tab of estradiol valerate each and 10 tab of 2 mg estradiol valerate and 0.5 mg norgestrel each.
Indications: Irregularities of the menstrual cycle; primary and secondary amenorrhoea; pre-and post-menopausal symptoms; deficiency symptoms after oophorectomy or radiological castration for non-carcinomatous diseases.
Contraindications: History of, or predisposition to, thrombophlebitis, thromboembolic disorders, cerebrovascular disease. History of pruritus, during pregnancy deteriorating otosclerosis, idiopathic jaundice or pemphigoid gestations (herpes gestations). Impaired hepatic excretory function such as Dubin-Johnson & Rotor syndromes. Sickle cell anaemia. Acute or chronic liver disease, jaundice, porphyria, disorders of lipid metabolism. Oestrogen dependent carcinomas, endometriosis, undiagnosed genital bleeding. Pregnancy. Lactation.
Precautions: Hypertension, myocardial or renal dis-ease, asthma, varicose veins, epilepsy, chloasma, uterine fibromyomata. Examine BP, pelvic organs & breasts before & regularly during treatment.