Discontinued Medication - Premelle 2.5mg Tablet

posted Apr 9, 2018, 12:40 AM by Chong Ching Wern   [ updated Apr 9, 2018, 12:41 AM ]
6 April 2018 (Circular No. SP PPUM: 119/2018):
Name of Medication: Oestrogen 625mcg + Medroxyprogesterone 2.5mg
Brand: Premelle
Form: Tablet
Company: Pfizer (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.
Formulary Category: Standard

Pfizer (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. had discontinued the production of Premelle 2.5mg tablets since October 2017.

However, doctors can still start or continue the same treatment regimen by prescribing the medications separately, both which are of Standard Formulary medications:

Conjugated oestrogen 625mcg once daily 

AND

Medroxyprogesterone 2.5mg once daily
Premelle 2.5mg Tablets