Estradiol & levonorgestrel patches (FemSeven Conti®)
Recommended for use within NHS Scotland.
FemSeven Conti® offers an alternative continuous combined hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for the treatment of oestrogen deficiency symptoms in postmenopausal women more than one year after menopause. It is formulated as a transdermal patch and is the first continuous combined HRT patch to allow once weekly application. It is not licensed for prophylaxis of osteoporosis.
HRT patches are in general more expensive than oral preparations.
|Drug Name:||Estradiol & levonorgestrel patches (FemSeven Conti®)|
|SMC Drug ID:||28/02|
|Manufacturer:||Merck Serono Ltd|
|Indication:||Hormone replacement therapy for oestrogen deficiency symptoms in post-menopausal women more than one year after menopause.|
|Sub Category:||6.4 Sex Hormones|
|Submission Type:||Full submission|
|Date Advice Published:||10 January 2003|