Menopause

Menopause

This page about menopause automatically lists related information collected from other pages of our website.

The condition menopause is also known as change of life and climacteric disorders.

The list also includes links to brands of medicine that may be used to treat menopause, including their consumer medicine information (CMI) leaflets, if available.

Information for health professionals

Compounded and 'bioidentical' hormone therapy

Overview of the claims and evidence for complementary therapies for managing menopausal symptoms.

Evidence for efficacy and safety of complementary medicines for menopausal symptoms

This information sheet shows that evidence for complementary medicines in managing symptoms of menopause is inconclusive. Most have little efficacy and poor quality safety data. 'Natural' alternatives can provide a sense of wellbeing, but they have financial costs and may not improve symptoms.

Products and regimens for hormone replacement therapy

List of some of the available approved prescription products (and their regimens) for menopausal symptoms. This includes information on the benefits and risks associated with the management of menopausal symptoms, advice on choosing an appropriate regimen and how to manage adverse effects.

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12 Oct 2016 ProFeme 3.2 Cream is a brand of medicine. Find out about side effects, who can and who shouldn’t use ProFeme 3.2 Cream by reading the latest Australian consumer medicine information. See our tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
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12 Oct 2016 ProFeme 10 Cream is a brand of medicine. Find out about side effects, who can and who shouldn’t use ProFeme 10 Cream by reading the latest Australian consumer medicine information. See our tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
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12 Oct 2016 Prometrium Capsules is a brand of medicine. Find out about side effects, who can and who shouldn’t use Prometrium Capsules by reading the latest Australian consumer medicine information. See our tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
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22 Sep 2016 Sandrena Gel is a brand of medicine containing the active ingredient oestradiol (sex hormones & other reproductive system medicines). Find out about side effects, who can take it and who shouldn’t use Sandrena Gel by reading the latest Australian consumer medicine information, plus tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
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22 Sep 2016 Estalis Sequi 50/140 Patches is a brand of medicine containing the active ingredient oestradiol / oestradiol - norethisterone acetate. Find out about side effects, who can take it and who shouldn’t use Estalis Sequi 50/140 Patches by reading the latest Australian consumer medicine information, plus tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
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22 Sep 2016 Estalis Sequi 50/250 Patches is a brand of medicine containing the active ingredient oestradiol / oestradiol - norethisterone acetate. Find out about side effects, who can take it and who shouldn’t use Estalis Sequi 50/250 Patches by reading the latest Australian consumer medicine information, plus tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
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22 Sep 2016 Estalis Continuous 50/250 Transdermal patches is a brand of medicine containing the active ingredient oestradiol - norethisterone acetate. Find out about side effects, who can take it and who shouldn’t use Estalis Continuous 50/250 Transdermal patches by reading the latest Australian consumer medicine information, plus tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
(Medicine)
22 Sep 2016 Estalis Continuous 50/140 Transdermal patches is a brand of medicine containing the active ingredient oestradiol - norethisterone acetate. Find out about side effects, who can take it and who shouldn’t use Estalis Continuous 50/140 Transdermal patches by reading the latest Australian consumer medicine information, plus tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
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22 Sep 2016 Estrofem Tablets is a brand of medicine containing the active ingredient oestradiol (sex hormones & other reproductive system medicines). Find out about side effects, who can take it and who shouldn’t use Estrofem Tablets by reading the latest Australian consumer medicine information, plus tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
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22 Sep 2016 Estraderm MX Transdermal patches is a brand of medicine containing the active ingredient oestradiol (sex hormones & other reproductive system medicines). Find out about side effects, who can take it and who shouldn’t use Estraderm MX Transdermal patches by reading the latest Australian consumer medicine information, plus tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.