Estrofem® 2 mg /estradiol/ 28 film-coated tablets
What is Estrofem and what it is used for
Estrofem® is a hormone replacement therapy (HRT). It contains the female hormone estradiol. Estrofem® is used in postmenopausal women, especially in uterus (hysterectomised) and therefore non-requiring estrogen / progestogen combination therapy.
Estrofem® is used to:
Relief of post-menopausal symptoms
The amount of estrogen produced by the female body decreases during menopause. This can cause symptoms such as hot face, neck and chest (“hot flushes”), Estrofem® relieves these post-menopausal symptoms. Estrofem® should only be prescribed if your symptoms severely impede your daily life.
Prevent from osteoporosis (thinning of the bones) if you are at high risk of future fractures and if you are unable to take other medicines for this purpose.
Experience with treatment with Estrofem® in women older than 65 years is limited.