A valid physical prescription must be provided before we can send this product out via mail or courier. Private Prescription medicines are not eligible for a government PBS subsidy. The full cost of the prescribed medicine is covered by the patient. The cost of which may be claimed from private health insurance providers depending on the level of cover. SUPERPHARMACY will provide an official receipt for private prescription items to facilitate eligible claims.
- Product info
Biest 0.25% (Estradiol/Estriol 20/80) Progesterone 7% HRT Cream 50g
- Apply on the skin of the lower trunk or the thigh. The application surface area should be one to two times the size of the hand.
- Do not apply to breast / vagina / vulval region/ face / broken skin.
- Hands should be washed thoroughly after application.
- The probability of topical irritation can be decreased by changing the area of application daily (e.g. left and right side on alternate days).
- Improvement of symptoms generally occurs within a few weeks, but optimal results are obtained when therapy is continued for at least three months.
- Check your breasts regularly. Your doctor or nurse can show you how to check your breasts properly. If you notice any changes to your breasts, see your doctor.
Before starting or recommencing progesterone therapy, a physical examination should have been performed including special attention to the breasts, abdomen and pelvic organs.
Do not use this product if you have or have had any of the following conditions:
- Unusual vaginal bleeding that has not been evaluated by your doctor
- Known missed abortions or ectopic pregnancy
- Severe liver problems
- Known or suspected cancer of the breast or genital tract
- Blood clots (thrombophlebitis or thromboembolic disorder), such as inflammation of a vein, deep vein blood clotting (thrombosis) or a blood clot that travelled to the lungs (pulmonary embolism)
- Bleeding on the brain
- Porphyria disorder (a blood disease)
- A problem with blood clots forming in your blood vessels, such as painful inflammation of the veins (thrombophlebitis) or the blockage of a blood vessel in the legs (deep vein thrombosis or DVT), or lungs (pulmonary embolism)
- Heart disease or stroke
- Very high blood pressure that is not properly controlled
You must tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have or have had any of the following problems:
- high blood pressure
- heart, liver or kidney disease
- skin sensitive to light
- history of depression
- fibroids or other benign tumours of the uterus (not cancer)
- kidney problems
- lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus)
- gall bladder disease
- underactive thyroid gland
If you have not told your doctor or pharmacist about any of the above, tell them before you start using this product.
Taking other medicines:
Tell your doctor if you are taking any other medicines, including medicines that you buy without a prescription from your pharmacy, supermarket or health food shop.
Some medicines may affect the way other medicines work.
Some medicines may interfere with progesterone if taken at the same time. These include:
- Carbamazepine, Phenobarbital and Phenytoin (medicines for epilepsy)
- Some antibiotics including ampicillins and tetracyclines
These medicines may be affected by Progesterone or may affect how well they work. You may need different amounts of your medicine or you may need to use different medicines. Your doctor or pharmacist will advise you.
Do not use this product if you are pregnant or intend to become pregnant. If you get pregnant while using this product, stop using it straight away and tell your doctor.
Do not use this product if you are breastfeeding.
Keep out of reach of children.
The following list includes the more common side effects of your medicine. They are usually mild and short-lived. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any of the following and they worry you:
- abnormal breakthrough bleeding and/or vaginal bleeding or spotting or changes in cervical secretions
- any significant change in your menstrual cycle, including loss of menstruation
- unusual tiredness or weakness or weight gain
- breast pain or tenderness
- mild mood changes,
- changes in libido and insomnia
- tender, painful or swollen breasts, or secretions from the breasts
- period-like pain or pelvic pain
- vaginal discharge or change in secretions
- vaginal thrush
- stomach pain
- stomach swelling or passing wind
More importantly, take special care and tell your doctor straight away if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment or even a few days after the last dosage:
- Breast disorders (e.g. breast pain, breast swelling and breast tenderness)
- Signs that clots may have formed, such as sudden severe headache, sudden loss of coordination, blurred vision, slurred speech, numbness or tingling in an arm or leg, painful swelling in the calves or thighs, chest pain, difficulty breathing, coughing blood
- Severe headache or vomiting, dizziness, faintness or changes in vision or speech,
- Weakness or numbness of an arm or leg indicating possible clots in the brain or eye
- Worsening symptoms of depression
- a yellow colour to the skin or eyes, itching, dark coloured urine or light coloured bowel motions.
Be careful driving or operating machinery until you know how Progesterone affects you. Some people may experience drowsiness or dizziness. Make sure you know how you react to Progesterone before you drive a car, operate machinery or do anything else that could be dangerous if you are dizzy or light-headed. If this occurs, do not drive.
Store at room temperature. (20-25 degrees C)
Protect from light.
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- Delivery info
SUPERPHARMACY Orders will be packaged in plain impervious packaging that is unmarked for security and privacy reasons. Orders will be dispatched as soon as possible once payment is received. For Orders containing prescription items please see the prescription processing procedure. Orders for both prescription and non-prescription items will most likely be delivered separately, unless otherwise directed, where we do not hold the prescription paperwork at the time of placing the order.
PRESCRIPTION PROCESSING PROCEDURE
Orders for prescription items can only be processed once we physically receive your prescription paperwork. Prescription product orders will be dispensed and dispatched on the business day the prescription or valid repeat authorisation is received at the SUPERPHARMACY registered premises.Please send your prescription paperwork to the appropriate store
NSW, SA, NT and TAS: SUPERPHARMACY PO Box 1877 Hornsby Westfield 1635
QLD: Superpharmacy 187 Days Road Grange Qld 4051
VIC: Superpharmacy 92 Lygon Street East Brunswick NSW 3057
WA: Superpharmacy 259 Walcott St, North Perth WA 6006
Ensure to allow sufficient time for the delivery of your prescription or repeat authorisation paperwork to us and the subsequent order delivery via our specialised delivery network. We recommend considering a total of up to 7 days for metro areas or 10 days in remote areas. If we do not already hold your prescription paperwork, it will be necessary for you to send the prescription paperwork to us before we can dispatch your order. Please also allow appropriate time for the prescription to reach us and for the order to be sent back so as to avoid running out of your ongoing prescription medicine.
SUPERPHARMACY uses various means of delivery to minimise delivery wait times, the services of: Star Track Couriers, localised contract Courier services and Australia Post are contracted for all deliveries. All Orders will be delivered to the stated address and will require a recipient photo identification and a signature confirming receipt. Due to security procedures and legal requirements all Order goods will not be left unattended. Where no one is present at the delivery address to sign for the parcel, a card will be left detailing how the Order will be subsequently delivered, details of the delivery process and conditions are included in the SUPERPHARMACY Terms and Conditions found on the Site.
SUPERPHARMACY will dispatch most orders within ONE business day on Monday to Friday assuming all items are in stock. All other orders will be dispatched as quickly as possible thereafter. It may be necessary for some orders to be shipped in more than one box from different distribution sites and therefore you may obtain these parcels at different times. We will notify you via email if there is a delay in the delivery of an item in your Order and what action we have taken. Please contact our Customer Service on 1300 4MEDICINE if you would like an alternative product or an alternative arrangement. Order processing and delivery times may vary in peak times with special arrangements during peak volume times such as Christmas, Mother's Day and SUPERPHARMACY promotions. Contact our Customer Service on 1300 4MEDICINE or more information.
Australia Wide shipment details
Standard Australia Post shipping within Australia
Please allow between 1-8 working days from the date we ship your order (by location in Australia).
FLAT RATE SHIPPING - Australian Orders
Less than $75.00: $8.95
ORDER VALUE of $75.00 or greater, FREE Delivery (Delivery Waiver)
PBS Concession Card Holders who Order a prescription item will receive FREE Delivery (Delivery Waiver) regardless of Order value
Anticipated Delivery Times by location
Standard Parcel Delivery Times in business days
NEW SOUTH WALES / AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY
Sydney metropolitan 1 day
NSW country 1-2 days
Canberra Metro Areas 1-3 days
Melbourne Metro areas 1 day
VIC country 2-3 days
Brisbane Metro Areas 1-2 days
South East QLD 1-2 days
Central QLD 2-3 days
Far North QLD2-4 days
Far North QLD (Remote Islands) 8-10 days
Hobart/ Launceston Metro Areas 1-2 days
Regional Tasmania 3-4 days
Adelaide Metro Areas 1-2 days
SA country 3-4 days
Darwin Metro Areas 3-4 days
Alice Springs 4-5 days
NT country 8-12 days
Perth metropolitan 1-2 days
WA country 1-4 days
Postage and handling for international orders
We do not currently deliver outside of Australia
- Returns & exchanges
The SUPERPHARMACY Returns Policy applies to all purchases of Products using the Site and forms part of the terms and conditions. If you wish to return a Product in accordance with our Returns Policy, then you must:
(a) Check your Goods as soon as they are delivered to you in order to ensure that: (i) they are what you ordered; and (ii) they are not damaged or faulty. If this is not the case you should contact Customer Service by telephone 13004MEDICINE to make arrangements to return that Product. The return of a Product must be authorised by the appointed SUPERPHARMACY
Customer Service officer prior to taking any action to return the Product. We will provide a
Return Authorisation Number which must be quoted when authorised to return a Product.
Damaged or Defective Goods
We will replace or refund (at our discretion) any items delivered to you that are damaged or defective at no charge.
A Product refund will be arranged as follows:
(1) You may return the Product to us at the time we deliver your next Order. Upon confirmation from the driver that the goods have been received in the condition supplied, we will refund your card of purchase with the funds being available within 3-5 business days.
(2) You may return the Product to a “Click & Collect” location as arranged with you, by our Customer Service Officer, for return back to SUPERPHARMACY, or
(3) By using a Free Post Postal Address provided by the Customer Service officer where there is no nearby “Click & Collect” location. The Product returned must include details of the Order and the Return Authorisation Number. Upon receipt of the returned Product we will refund your card of purchase with the funds being available within 3-5 business days.
A Product replacement will be arranged as follows:
(1) We may replace the Product at the time we are able to facilitate the next delivery. Upon confirmation from the driver that the goods have been received in the condition supplied, we will replace the Product.
(2) You may return the Product to a “Click & Collect” location as arranged with you by our Customer Service Officer for replacement by SUPERPHARMACY.
Incorrect Items Ordered
We will issue a full refund for items you ordered incorrectly if you notify us within 7 days of placing the order on the Site, this Product return refund is conditional on all item(s) being returned to SUPERPHARMACY unopened and in the original packaging. Postage costs will not be refunded. Please send the Product by registered mail as no item will be refunded until received by us. If we have sent you the incorrect product from what you ordered please contact our Customer Service on 13004MEDICINE.
When you return a Product please ensure it is packed to avoid damage in transit. We highly recommend you photograph the Product inside the packing prior to sending.
Due to NSW Health Regulations, prescription items cannot be returned for refund.
The SUPERPHARMACY Returns Policy applies in addition to any other rights to which you may be entitled under the consumer guarantees provisions of the Australian Consumer Law.