Safely Buy Fem HRT ( Ethinyl Estradiol/Norethindrone ) from Canada Prescriptions Plus.
Fem Hrt is a medication that contains a combination of ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone, which are used to treat symptoms of low estrogen levels in women and reduce symptoms of menopause such as hot flashes and vaginal dryness.
Fem Hrt is a medication used as an oral hormone replacement therapy to relieve menopausal symptoms and vaginal symptoms associated with menopause.
Use and Dosage
Read the Patient Information Leaflet if available from your pharmacist before you start using this medication and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Take this medication by mouth with or without food as directed by your doctor, usually once daily. You may take it with food or right after a meal to prevent stomach upset.
The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment.
Take this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time each day. Follow your dosing schedule carefully. Do not increase your dose or take this medication more often or for a longer time than directed.
Tell your doctor if your condition does not improve or if it worsens.
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction to femhrt: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using this medicine and call your doctor at once if you have:
- Heart attack symptoms – chest pain or pressure, pain spreading to your jaw or shoulder, nausea, or sweating
- Increased blood pressure – severe headache, blurred vision, pounding in your neck or ears, anxiety, or nosebleed
- Signs of a stroke – sudden numbness or weakness (especially on one side of the body), sudden severe headache, slurred speech, or problems with vision or balance
- Signs of a blood clot – sudden vision loss, stabbing chest pain, feeling short of breath, coughing up blood, or pain or warmth in one or both legs
- Swelling or tenderness in your stomach
- Jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes)
- Unusual vaginal bleeding, pelvic pain
- A breast lump
- Memory problems, confusion, or unusual behavior
- High levels of calcium in your blood – nausea, vomiting, constipation, increased thirst or urination, muscle weakness, bone pain, or lack of energy
Common femhrt side effects may include:
- Stomach pain
- Bloating, swelling, or weight gain
- Breast pain
- Light vaginal bleeding or spotting
- Thinning scalp hair
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur.
Before taking this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: vaginal bleeding of unknown cause, certain cancers (such as breast cancer, cancer of the uterus/ovaries), blood clots, stroke, heart disease (such as heart attack), liver disease, kidney disease, family medical history (especially breast lumps, cancer, blood clots), family or personal history of a certain swelling disorder (angioedema), blood clotting disorders (such as protein C or protein S deficiency), high blood pressure, diabetes, high blood cholesterol/triglyceride levels, obesity, lupus, underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism), mineral imbalance (low or high level of calcium in the blood), a certain hormone problem (hypoparathyroidism), uterus problems (such as fibroids, endometriosis), gallbladder disease, asthma, seizures, migraine headaches, a certain blood disorder (porphyria), mental/mood disorders (such as dementia, depression).
Do not smoke or use tobacco. Estrogens combined with smoking further increase your risk of stroke, blood clots, high blood pressure, and heart attack, especially in women older than 35.
Tell your doctor if you just had or will be having surgery, or if you will be confined to a chair or bed for a long time (such as a long plane flight). These conditions increase your risk of getting blood clots, especially if you are using an estrogen product. You may need to stop this medication for a time or take special precautions.
This medication may cause blotchy, dark areas on your face and skin (melasma). Sunlight may worsen this effect. Limit your time in the sun. Avoid tanning booths and sunlamps. Use sunscreen and wear protective clothing when outdoors.
If you are nearsighted or wear contact lenses, you may develop vision problems or trouble wearing your contact lenses. Contact your eye doctor if these problems occur.
This medication should not be used during pregnancy. If you become pregnant or think you may be pregnant, tell your doctor right away.
This medication passes into breast milk. It may reduce the quality and amount of breast milk produced. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.
Form and Strengths
Fem Hrt is available in the following form and strengths:
- Fem Hrt Tablet:
- 0.5mg/2.5 mcg
What happens if I miss a dose?
Take the medicine as soon as you can but skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next dose. Do not take two doses at one time.
What happens if I overdose?
Seek emergency medical attention. Overdose symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, or vaginal bleeding.
What to avoid?
Avoid smoking; it can greatly increase your risk of blood clots, stroke, or heart attack while using femhrt.
Grapefruit may interact with ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone and lead to unwanted side effects. Avoid the use of grapefruit products.