Estradiol (P medicine)

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Estradiol is licensed as a pharmacy (P) medicine and is available over the counter (OTC) as Gina 10 microgram vaginal tablets.

Pharmacists should be satisfied that the supply will be clinically suitable, and the product will be used appropriately.

This pharmacy guide covers what to consider before supplying estradiol 10 microgram vaginal tablets OTC. There’s a handy flowchart to help you with decision-making on whether to supply or not.

It provides a summary of the product information. However, it doesn’t cover the full list of contraindications or risk information.

Further details can be found in the product’s individual summary of product characteristics (SPC).

First Published: 1 September 2022

Sections on this page

  • Estradiol
  • Summary of product information
  • Education for pharmacy teams
  • Confidence in consultation skills
  • Decision-making process and flowchart
  • Repeat supply requests
  • Supply to the person’s representative
  • Counselling
  • Quantity to supply
  • Record keeping
  • Further information

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