Product features

  • Low dose of oestrogen
  • For women over 50
  • Treats and relieves vaginal symptoms

Product description

The only over the counter Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) that treats and relieves vaginal symptoms post menopause.

Gina 10 micrograms vaginal tablets have been specially designed for post menopausal woman aged 50 years and over who have not had a period for at least one year.

These HRT tablets have been formulated to help to treat and relieve menopause symptoms such as:

  • Vaginal dryness
  • Soreness
  • Burning
  • Itching
  • Painful intercourse

Clinically proven, Gina vaginal tablets target the cause as well as the symptoms, helping to give you relief from menopause symptoms as you go about your day as normal.

How does Gina work?

Gina works by replacing the oestrogen which is normally produced in the ovaries of women. It is inserted into your vagina, so the hormone is released where it is needed. This may relieve discomfort in the vagina.

Features of Gina 10 micrograms vaginal tablets

  • Easy to take 
  • Available without a prescription
  • Clinically proven formula
  • Helps restore your vaginal health
  • Gina is a form of hormone replacement therapy (HRT)
  • Treats the cause as well as the symptoms of vaginal dryness
  • For vaginal dryness, soreness, burning, itching and painful intercourse

Package leaflet: Information for the user

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  • What's included

    • 24 vaginal Gina tablets with applicators
  • Suitable for

    • Gina is for postmenopausal women aged 50 years and over who have not had a period for at least one year.
  • Warnings and cautions

    • Do not used if product is damaged
    • Take only the recommended dosage
    • If any irritations occur, stop using immediately

    Do not use Gina if:

    • You are allergic (hypersensitive) to estradiol or any of the other ingredients of Gina® (listed in section 6 ‘Contents of the pack and other information’).
    • You have or have ever had womb or ovarian cancer, or you have symptoms such as vaginal bleeding, or pain, bloating or swelling in your lower abdomen or pelvis that you have not told your doctor about.
    • You have had any vaginal or genital bleeding since your periods stopped due to the menopause.
    • You have recent or suspected endometrial hyperplasia (or e.g. if you have been referred for an ultrasound of your womb and are waiting for the results).
    • You have previously been treated with oestrogen only HRT (without progestogen) and you have not had your womb removed (hysterectomy).
    • You have any change in the look/feel of the vulval area such as thickening or a lump, or if you have noticed any shrinking or scarring in this area.
    • You have a current vaginal infection before starting treatment with Gina®.
    • You have a condition called ‘vulval dermatoses’ or you have any genital skin disorders such as severe vaginal itching, or itchy patches or rash.
    • You have or have ever had breast cancer, or if you are suspected of having it.
    • You have or have ever had a blood clot in a vein (thrombosis), such as in the legs (deep venous thrombosis) or the lungs (pulmonary embolism).
    • 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 (such as protein C, protein S or antithrombin deficiency).
    • You have or have ever had a 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). You may need to see your doctor before using Gina® if any of the following apply to you.

    Tell your pharmacist if:

    • You have a history of endometriosis.
    • You have a history of endometrial hyperplasia.
    • You are receiving a type of HRT (including tablets or patches) that circulates in the blood.
    • You are switching from another vaginal oestrogen HRT.
  • How to use

    1. Wash your hands and get into a comfortable, relaxed position – this could be standing up or lying down. 
    2. Insert 1 Gina tablet into the vagina using the applicator provided.
    3. Initial dose: 1 Gina vaginal tablet every day for 2 weeks.
    4. Followed by maintenance dose: 1 vaginal tablet twice a week, leave 3 or 4 days between each dose.
    5. Restarting Gina after a break: read the package leaflet.
  • Ingredients

    10 micrograms Estradiol.

    Other ingredients are: hypromellose, lactose monohydrate, maize starch and magnesium stearate.

    The film-coating contains: hypromellose and macrogol 6000.

  • Delivery and returns

    Click & Collect

    • Free on all orders over £20
    • £1.50 on orders up to £20
    • Delivered in 4-6 working days if ordered before 6pm Monday - 6pm Thursday
    • Delivered the following working Thursday if ordered after 6pm Thursday - 6pm Monday

    *Please note: If your chosen pharmacy is in the North West, North East, Yorkshire, the Isle of Man, Channel Islands or Scottish Highlands and Islands your order will take an additional working day to these delivery times. To find out if your pharmacy is impacted click here.

    Standard delivery

    • Free on orders over £35
    • £3.49 for orders up to £35
    • Delivered in 4-6 working days

    Express delivery

    • £4.99
    • Delivered Next Day if ordered before 8pm Monday to Friday
    • Delivered Monday if ordered after 8pm Friday - 12pm Sunday
    • Delivered Tuesday if ordered after 12pm on Sunday
    • Not available in the Channel Islands

    Pharmacy Medicines delivery

    Pharmacy Medicines will need to be signed for by someone aged 18 or over. If there isn't anyone in who can sign for your order, you can change your delivery date or redirect it to a local parcel shop using the courier's website or app.

    Unfortunately, your order can't be left in a safe place or with a neighbour. The courier will try to deliver three times before they return it to us.

    Purchasing in bulk/high unit volume

    Please note that when purchasing high unit volumes of single lines (10+ units) that delivery promotions are null and void.
    This is as a result of high volume orders not being able to be dispatched via our normal third party fulfilment.
    As a result for any excessive bulk orders of single lines we will be in touch regarding your order to discuss further delivery costs that will be incurred.

    Returns

    If you're not completely satisfied with your order, you can return it to us within 28 days
    Find out more about our returns policy click here