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Prempak-C 1.25 mg + 0.15 mg Tablets

Size: 120 Tablets

Size: 120 Tablets Private Prescription



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Description Prempak C is a hormone replacement therapy (more commonly known as HRT) containing two types of female hormones, an estrogen and a progestogen (norgestrel). Prempak C is used in menopausal and postmenopausal women.

Prempak C is used for:
Relief of symptoms occurring after menopause ? during the menopause, the amount of estrogen produced by a womens body drops. This can cause symptoms such as hot face, neck and check (hot flushes). Prempak C alleviates theses symptoms after the menopause. You will only be prescribed Prempak-C if your symptoms seriously hinder your daily life.
Prevention of osteoporosis- after the menopause some women may develop fragile bones (Osteoporosis). You should discuss all available options with your doctor. If you are at an increased risk of fractures due to osteoporosis and other medicines are not suitable for you, you can use Prempak-C to prevent osteoporosis after menopause.

Prempakside effects
You should consult the full list of side effects for Prempakon the patient information leaflet provided with your treatment. Details of this can also be found here (opens in a new window).

Always take Prempak C as directed by your doctor. Take your tablet at the same time each day as this will help you to remember to take your medicine. You may start your first pack at any convenient tine. However if you are still having periods you should start on the first day of your next period. If you are transferring from another HRT product, treatment should being the day following completion of the prior product, unless advised by your doctor.

The usual dose is one estrogen tablet every day until day 16. You should then take one estrogen tablet everyday plus one norhestrel tablet every day from days 17-28 as marked on the pack. Do not leave a break between packs unless advised by your doctor to do so.

Prempak-C contains two types of tablets- the set of 28 maroon or yellow tablets each containing Conjugated Estrogens and the set of 12 light brown each contain 0.15mg of the Progestrogen Norgestrel. The colour of the 28 estrogen tablets will depend upon which dose of estrogen your doctor has prescribed for you. The maroon tablets marked with 0.625 contains 0.625mg Conjugated Estrogens and the yellow tablets marked with 1.25 contain 1.25mg of Conjugated Estreogens.

The other ingredients in the estrogen tablets are: Lactose, Methylcellulose, Magnesium Stearate, Sucrose Glyceryl Mono-oleate, Macrogol, Carnauba Wax, Calcium Sulphate Anhydrous, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Pharmaceutical Glaze (Shellac), Titanium Dioxide (E171) Stearic Acid, Edbile Ink and Coating.

The edible ink on the maroon tablets contain Titanium Dixodei (E171), Purified Water, Shellac (E904), Ethanol, N-Buytl Alcohol, Propylene Glycol (E1520), Ammonia Solution and Ethyl Acetate. The edible ink on the maroon tablets contains Titanium Dixoide (E171), Purified Water, Shellac (E904), Ethanol, N-Butyl Alcohol, Propylene Glycol (E1520), Ammonia Solution and Ethyl Acetate.

The coating on the maroon tablets contain Sucrose, Purified Water, Erythrosine (E127), Titanium Dioxide (E171), Sunset yellow (E110), Indigo Carmine (E132), Povidone and Sodium Benzoate.

The other ingredients in the Norgestrel tablets are Lactose, Starch, Povidone, Talc, Magnesium Stearate, Sucrose, macrogol, Calcium Carbonate, Bleached Wax, Carnauba Wax, Titanium Dioxide (E171) and Colour (E172).

Keep out of the reach and sight of children. Do not exceed the stated dose. Do not take Prempak C if you are allergic to any of the ingredients, have or ever had breast cancer, blood clots, blood clotting disorders, unexplained vaginal bleeding, and thickening of the womb lining, liver disease or breast feeding.

Speak to your doctor if you have high blood pressure, gallstones, gallbladder disease, migraines, severe headaches, epilepsy asthma, disease affecting the eardrum and hearing or a very high level of fat in your blood.

Prescription required
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*There is a minimum prescription dispensing charge of £9.15 per item