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Designed for postmenopausal women, Elleste Duet serves as a Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT). The use of Elleste Duet aids in providing relief from menopausal symptoms and contributes to the prevention of osteoporosis in women.

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  • Elleste Solo Tablets (1mg & 2mg)

    Elleste Solo Tablets (1mg & 2mg)

    • Prescription-only hormone replacement therapy (HRT)
    • Contains oestrogen only
    • Relieves unpleasant symptoms of menopause
    104 reviews
    Elleste Solo Tablets (1mg & 2mg)
  • Elleste Duet Tablets (1mg, 2mg & Conti)

    Elleste Duet Tablets (1mg, 2mg & Conti)

    • Suitable for postmenopausal women
    • Provides relief from symptoms of menopause
    • Helps to prevent osteoporosis
    87 reviews
    Elleste Duet Tablets (1mg, 2mg & Conti)

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Ultimate Guide to Elleste

What is Elleste?

Elleste Duet is a medication that belongs to a group called hormone replacement therapy (HRT). It is primarily prescribed to relieve symptoms of menopause, such as hot flashes, night sweats, and vaginal dryness. Elleste Duet contains a combination of two hormones: estradiol and norethisterone acetate. These hormones work together to mimic the effects of naturally occurring hormones in the body and help alleviate menopausal symptoms.

History of Elleste

Elleste has a long history in the field of women's health. It was first introduced in the market in the 1960s and has since undergone several improvements in formulation and delivery methods. Over the years, Elleste has become one of the most widely prescribed HRT medications due to its effectiveness and safety profile.

Moreover, research continues to explore the potential benefits of Elleste beyond menopausal symptom relief. Studies are investigating its role in preventing osteoporosis, maintaining cognitive function, and supporting cardiovascular health in postmenopausal women.

The evolving understanding of Elleste's mechanisms of action opens up new possibilities for its use in promoting overall well-being in menopausal and postmenopausal individuals.

Science Behind Elleste

How Elleste Works

Elleste Duet works by supplementing the body with estradiol and norethisterone acetate, which are hormones that decline during menopause. Estradiol is a type of oestrogen, while norethisterone acetate is a progestogen. Together, these hormones help regulate hormonal imbalances, reduce menopausal symptoms, and support overall well-being.

Elleste Duet Tablets
Elleste Duet Tablets
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The Active Ingredients in Elleste

The active ingredients in Elleste Duet, estradiol and norethisterone acetate, are synthetic versions of the hormones naturally produced by the ovaries. Estradiol is an oestrogen hormone that plays a crucial role in various bodily functions, including bone health, cardiovascular health, and cognitive function.

Norethisterone acetate is a progestogen that helps counterbalance the effects of oestrogen and promotes a healthy uterine lining.

It is important to note that the hormonal changes that occur during menopause can lead to a variety of symptoms, such as hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings, and vaginal dryness. By providing the body with estradiol and norethisterone acetate, Elleste helps alleviate these symptoms and improve the quality of life for menopausal women.

Potential Side Effects of Elleste

While Elleste can be highly effective in managing menopausal symptoms, it is essential to be aware of potential side effects. Some women may experience mild side effects such as nausea, breast tenderness, or headaches when starting Elleste. These side effects typically subside as the body adjusts to the medication. However, more severe side effects like blood clots or changes in mood should be reported to a healthcare provider immediately.

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