Buy Gina Vaginal Tablets Online in the UK
Gina is the first HRT vaginal pill to be sold over the counter in the UK. The pharmacist will ask you a few short questions then you could get it from Oxford Online Pharmacy.
Estradiol 10mcg is the active component in Gina. The oestrogen that your body produces is the same as this. progesterone.
Gina 10 mcg comes with a handy, pre-dosed, single-use applicator made of smooth plastic that you insert into your vagina. Each applicator has a single insert with 1 dose of Gina 10 mcg to help ensure precise dosing.
Gina 10 microgram vaginal tablets cure and alleviate menopausal-related vaginal problems like burning, itching, dryness, and uncomfortable sex.
A low amount of oestrogen was clinically demonstrated in Gina 10 microgram vaginal pills to tackle both the cause and the symptoms. A type of hormone replacement therapy is Gina (HRT).
Gina is prescribed for postmenopausal women aged 50 and older who have not had a period in at least a year and experience vaginal symptoms because of oestrogen insufficiency.
To use this product, you must be at least 16 years old.
Directions for use
Using an applicator, Gina is injected intravaginally as a local oestrogen treatment.
Initial dosage: two weeks of regular use of one vaginal tablet.
Two times each week, one vaginal pill for maintenance.
Resuming therapy: It is advised that therapy be resumed at the maintenance dose for patients who are still reporting symptom alleviation after a break from it. It is advised to restart the medication at the original daily dose regimen for two weeks before maintaining treatment at twice the weekly dose for individuals who experience troublesome symptoms following a break from therapy.
Changing from alternative local vaginal oestrogen treatments: Patients who are getting symptom alleviation with vaginal oestrogen treatments at the advised dose can switch to Gina's maintenance dose if their symptoms are sufficiently controlled, they have been using the current vaginal oestrogen product for more than three months, and their health condition has not altered since they last received a prescription. Any convenient day may be chosen to begin treatment.
If you forget to take a dose, that dose should be administered right away. Avoid taking two doses at once. The smallest effective dose for the shortest time should be used to start and maintain treatment for postmenopausal symptoms.
Gina may be used in women with or without an intact uterus.
How to use Gina?
- Start by removing the blister pack from the plunger end.
- Place the applicator in the vagina and press down until resistance is felt (8-10 cm).
- Press the plunger to release the tablet.
- Take out and throw away the applicator.
Estradiol, magnesium stearate, lactose monohydrate, hypromellose, and maize starch. The film coating contains macrogol 6000 and hypromellose.
Warnings and side effects
Like all medicines, Gina can cause side effects. If you do get side effects, you should speak to your doctor or pharmacist.
Common side effects of using Gina (affecting 1 in 10 people):
- Stomach Pain
- Vaginal bleeding, discharge or discomfort
- Uncommon side effects of using Gina (affecting 1 in 100 people):
- Fungal infections
- Nausea (Feeling sick)
- Weight gain
- Hot Flushes
- High blood pressure
Rare side effects of using Gina (affecting 1 in 10,000 people):
- Generalised hypersensitivity (e.g. anaphylactic reaction/shock)
- Worsened migraines
- Water retention
Stop using Gina and speak to your doctor as soon as you can if:
- You get any new vaginal bleeding, spotting or itching.
- You have endometriosis, and your symptoms come back.
- You develop a vaginal infection
- You get yellowing skin or the whites of your eyes (jaundice). These can be signs of liver disease.
- Your blood pressure rises (may cause headaches, tiredness, and dizziness).
- You start to get migraine-like headaches for the first time.
- You become pregnant.
Stop using Gina and seek emergency medical help if you experience any side effects that might be an allergic reaction.
Everyone is not a good fit for Gina. It is only advised for women over 50 who have gone at least a year without having their period. Gina may be less effective or even dangerous for you to use depending on your health and any medications you are on. Speak to a doctor first if you're unsure about starting Gina due to a different disease or medicine.
Do not use Gina if:
- You have a reaction to any of Gina’s ingredients.
- If you are experiencing symptoms like vaginal bleeding, pain, bloating, or swelling in your lower abdomen or pelvis without telling your doctor, you may have womb or ovarian cancer.
- You've experienced any vaginal bleeding since menopause caused your periods to stop.
- You previously received treatment with an oestrogen-only hormone replacement therapy (HRT) without having your womb removed (hysterectomy).
- You have noticed any changes in your vagina such as thickening or a lump, or any shrinking or scarring.
- You have a current vaginal infection
- You have a condition called ‘vulval dermatoses’
- You have severe vaginal itching, itchy patches or rash
- You have or have ever had breast cancer
- You have or have ever had a blood clot
- You have or have recently had a disease caused by blood clots in the arteries, such as a heart attack, stroke or angina.
- You have a blood clotting disorder
- You have or have ever had liver disease, and your liver function tests have not returned to normal.
- You have a rare blood problem called ‘porphyria’, which is passed down in families (inherited)
Talk to your doctor if you have any of these conditions before starting Gina if you have:
- You are switching from another vaginal oestrogen HRT;
- You have a history of endometriosis;
- You have a history of endometrial hyperplasia;
- You are using an HRT type that circulates in the blood (such as pills or patches)
If you take Gina and experience any of the following while taking it:
- The following conditions are associated with high blood pressure: Blood clots are more likely to form;
- Breast, ovarian, or womb cancer are more likely to occur;
- Uterine fibroids (Leiomyoma);
- Liver conditions, such as a benign liver tumour;
- Eardrum and hearing issues; (otosclerosis);
- Fluid retention caused by cardiac or kidney issues;
- Migraines or severe headaches;
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE);
- A very high level of fat in your blood (triglycerides);
- Hereditary and acquired angioedema;