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Alternatives to Femhrt

femhrt is not the only available method of relieving menopausal symptoms. Other options include:
 
  • Coping strategies (such as wearing lighter clothes for hot flashes or using a vaginal lubricant for dryness)
  • Other conventional medications
  • Natural remedies, including herbal supplements and "bioidentical" hormone replacement.
     
(Click Femhrt Alternatives for more information about other menopause treatment options.)
 

What If I Take an Overdose?

People who take too much femhrt may experience the following symptoms:
 
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Vaginal bleeding.
     
(Click Femhrt Overdose for more information.)
 

How Should Femhrt Be Stored?

femhrt tablets should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children.
 

What If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your femhrt as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.
 

Available Strengths

femhrt tablets come in the following strengths:
 
  • femhrt 0.5/2.5 -- 0.5 mg of norethindrone acetate and 2.5 mcg (0.0025 mg) of ethinyl estradiol per tablet
  • femhrt 1/5 -- 1 mg of norethindrone acetate and 5 mcg (0.005 mg) of ethinyl estradiol per tablet.
     
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