Basic Information On Vagifem
Vagifem is a kind of estrogen. Estrogen is a female sex hormone that regulates many vital processes in a females’ body. Vagifem vaginal (local) is used for the treatment of certain symptoms of menopause like burning, dryness and itching of the vaginal area. This medicine also decreases the irritation or urgency of urination. This is a prescription medicine and should be taken only after consultation with a care provider.
Precautions/Side Effects For Vagifem
You should not take Vagifem (Estradiol) if you have a history of blood clot or stroke, breast cancer or uterine cancer, circulation problems or abnormal vaginal bleeding. Brand or generic Vagifem can increase your probability of developing endometrial hyperplasia (a condition that can cause cancer of the uterus). You should take progestins along with Estradiol to reduce this risk. If you have been using brand or generic Vagifem for long, you may have a greater risk of developing breast cancer, getting a heart attack or stroke.
Some regulatory authorities have categorized the Vagifem drug as a category X drug, for pregnancy. This means that this medicine can cause birth defects. Therefore, you should not take Vagifem if you are pregnant, without consulting a doctor. In fact, you should make sure that you do not get pregnant while you undertaking this treatment. For this, you can use an effective form of birth control. This drug can decrease breast milk flow and also cause changes in the milk composition. It is not advisable to take this medicine while you are breast feeding your child.
The recommended initial dosage of Vagifem is 1 tablet to be inserted vaginally every day for 2 weeks (this medicine is inserted into the vagina as far as it can go comfortably without force with the help of the supplied applicator). You should preferably get the dose at the same time every day, for best results. After the initial dose, the recommended maintenance dosage of the medicine is 1 Vagifem tablet, to be inserted vaginally 2 times every week. Your doctor will access if your medication needs to be changed after monitoring your response to the medicine. But change in the medication should only be made at 3 to 6 month intervals.
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