Active ingredients: 17 alpha-Ethinylestradiol

Product name and form

Ethinylestradiol Tablets BP 1 mg.

Pharmaceutical Form

White flat bevel edged uncoated tablets. Breakline on one side and engraved Evans 1-138 on the other side.

For oral administration.

Qualitative and quantitative composition

Ethinylestradiol 1.048 mg.

For excipients see 6.1.

Active Ingredient

Ethinylestradiol is chemically and biologically identical to endogenous human oestradiol. It substitutes for the loss of estrogen production in menopausal women, and alleviates menopausal symptoms. Estrogens prevent bone loss following menopause or ovariectomy.

List of Excipients

Lactose monohydrate
Starch maize
Magnesium stearate
IMS 99%
Purified water

Pack sizes and marketing

Pigmented polypropylene container fitted with a tamper evident closure containing 21 or 100 tablets. All pack sizes may not be marketed.

Marketing authorization holder

UCB Pharma Ltd, 208 Bath Road, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 3WE

Marketing authorization dates and numbers

PL 00039/0550