Taking HRT increases a woman’s risk of developing blood clots and breast cancer. However, these are rare and the doctor would have evaluated and weighed its benefits over risks before making the recommendation. Please discuss with your doctor if you have any concerns.
It is also advisable to regularly check your breasts while you are on HRT. If you notice any unusual changes, please see your doctor immediately.
Other rare but serious side effects that you may or may not experience include:
The symptoms of a drug allergy include one or more of the following:
If you experience any of these side effects/ symptoms, you should stop your medication and see your healthcare professional immediately.
This medication is NOT meant to be as a birth control method and would not prevent you from getting pregnant.
Inform your healthcare professional if:
Some medications including antibiotics, antifungals and St John’s wort may affect how HRT works or be affected by HRT. Please inform other healthcare professionals about the HRT you are taking if you are seeing them for other medical conditions.
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