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Nuvelle hormone replacement therapy drug. Nuvelle pills and their packaging. This is a hormone replacement therapy (HRT) drug. HRT is used to treat the symptoms of the menopause by replacing female sex hormones. Nuvelle contains oestradiol valerate, a naturally occurring form of oestrogen, and levonorgestrel, a synthetic form of progesterone. The pills are taken on a monthly bases to coincide with the menstrual cycle. HRT can also help to prevent osteoporosis. However, side-effects include an increased risk of thrombosis and some forms of cancer.
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