The Abingdon Simply Test Menopause FSH Rapid self-test includes:
1 x Instructions for Use
2 x Sealed Pouch containing Test Device
- If you are still having monthly periods, take the first test during the first week of your cycle (from days 2-7, with day 1 being the first day of your menstrual cycle. Repeat with the second test 1 week later.
- If you are no longer having menstrual cycles, take the test any time during the month and repeat with the second test 1 week later.
- Collect the first urine sample of the day (ideally) as this contains the highest concentration of FSH levels, in a clean container (not provided).
- Remove the test device from the sealed pouch.
- Remove the cap from the test device and place the absorbent tip in the collected urine sample for approximately 10 – 15 seconds.
- Replace the cap onto the test device and place the test device on a flat surface for 3 minutes while the coloured lines appear.
Reading the result:
- 2 coloured lines on the control line ( C ) and test line ( T ) = A POSITIVE RESULT. This means the FSH level in your urine is elevated, indicating you may be entering menopause. You should seek the advice of your GP or Healthcare Practitioner.
- 1 coloured line on the control line ( C ) or 2 lines on the control line ( C ) and test line ( T ) but the T line is lighter than the C line = A NEGATIVE RESULT. This means that the FSH levels are not elevated and within the normal range.
- No line appears in the control line region ( C ) = Invalid test due to insufficient specimen sample or incorrect procedure followed. Please repeat the test.
Dispose of the test device and any urine sample in a proper waste container.