Tibofem 2.5Mg (Tibolone)
Also known as: Livial, Tibofem
Active ingredient: Tibolone
Product Code: PR10299
What is Tibofem 2.5Mg
Tibofem contains Tibolone as the active ingredient which is prescribed in post-menopausal women for hormone replacement therapy. It mimics the naturally occurring female hormones and alleviates menopausal symptoms including osteoporosis.
Classification and Mechanism of Action
Tibofem is a synthetic steroid hormone and is disintegrated in the body into three components that are similar to estrogen, progesterone and testosterone. When absorbed the estrogenic effect is on the bones, vagina and breast; the progesterone-like effect is on the uterine wall; and the testosterone-like effect on the brain and the liver. It helps restore hormonal balance.
Looking after Tibofem 2.5Mg
Store it in a cool and dry place away from the reach of children.
How to take Tibofem 2.5Mg?
Take it orally with or without food preferably at the same time each day.
Recommended dose is 2.5 mg once in a day.
Consult your doctor right away.
If it is time for your next dose then skip the missed dose or else take it as soon as you remember. Do not double dose.
Warnings and Precautions
Contraindicated in cases of undiagnosed vaginal bleeding, breast cancer, liver disorder and hypersensitivity to the drug.
Possible Side Effects
- Vaginal thrush
- Vaginal bleeding or discharge
- Increased risk of breast cancer
When Tibofem 2.5Mg should not be used?
Not to be used in cases of previous or present breast cancer, heart disease, liver disease, blood clotting disorders, or if you are allergic to tibolone.
How long should you take Tibofem 2.5Mg?
As long as prescribed. Maximum duration is 6 months.