Generic name: Estradiol vaginal tablets
Estradiol (Vagifem™) vaginal tablet is a vaginal insert that contains a natural estrogen female hormone. Estradiol is essential for maintaining normal female functions and is normally produced by the ovaries. After menopause, the ovaries decrease their production of this hormone. Estradiol vaginal tablets can help relieve symptoms of vaginal irritation and dryness and urinary tract irritation that occurs in some women during menopause. Generic estradiol vaginal tablets are not yet available.
Uses of Vagifem
Side Effects of Vagifem
Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe to continue using Vagifem. Side effects may include:
Warnings and precautions before taking Vagifem:
Drug Interaction :- Vagifem contains a very small amount of hormone which should not interact with other medicines you may be using. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects or prevent a medicine from doing its job. Use our drug interaction checker to find out if your medicines interact with each other.
An overdose from a vaginal tablet is unlikely. An oral overdose of estrogen could be expected to cause the symptoms listed below. Symptoms of estrogen overdose may include:
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