Kliovance (Oestradiol/Norethisterone Acetate)
What is Kliovance (Oestradiol/Norethisterone Acetate) used for?
Kliovance (Oestradiol/Norethisterone Acetate) is an oral hormone replacement therapy prescribed to women to treat or prevent symptoms associated with menopause. It operates by raising reduced levels of hormones caused by menopause. This can prevent symptoms such as osteoporosis, hot flashes, reduced sex drive, or impotence. Your doctor may prescribe this medication to be used along with others or for the treatment of other unlisted conditions, as well.
How should I use Kliovance (Oestradiol/Norethisterone Acetate)?
Always use Kliovance (Oestradiol/Norethisterone Acetate) according to the instructions provided by your doctor to get the safest and most effective results from treatment. One tablet is typically taken once daily, but your individual instructions will depend on your age, weight, current health, and the severity of your symptoms. These should be swallowed with a full glass of water and may be taken with or without food, although a meal or snack is suggested prior to use if you experience nausea. Avoid changing the form of the tablets by crushing or splitting them as this may destroy or alter the effects of their contents. Always ask your doctor any questions you have about the medicine before use to ensure the correct administration.
What are the side effects of Kliovance (Oestradiol/Norethisterone Acetate)?
As with any medication, the use of Kliovance (Oestradiol/Norethisterone Acetate) may cause side effects in some patients such as:
Serious side effects that may require immediate medical attention are severe stomach pain, oedema, high calcium levels, heart attack symptoms, signs of a blood clot, jaundice, or a lump in the breast. Contact your doctor as soon as you experience any worrying or intense symptoms to make sure the necessary alterations are made to your dosage or application frequency to prevent further health complications from occurring.
Kliovance (Oestradiol/Norethisterone Acetate) if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or have a clotting disorder, liver disease, angina, breast cancer, endometrial hyperplasia, endometrial cancer, porphyrias, recent heart attack, recent stroke, or unexplained vaginal bleeding. It is also important to tell your doctor if you have varicose veins, heart failure, obesity, high triglyceride levels, uterine fibroids, family history of breast cancer, liver cancer, hypertension, history of epilepsy, asthma, diabetes, migraines, or gallstones. These conditions can cause complications with treatment requiring special adjustments to your treatment.
Strictly use Kliovance (Oestradiol/Norethisterone Acetate) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Kliovance (Oestradiol/Norethisterone Acetate) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.