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There are numerous precautions and warnings with estropipate vaginal cream to be aware of, including information on who should not use this medication. You should not use the cream if you have a blood clot, undiagnosed abnormal genital bleeding, or a history of breast cancer. Before using estropipate vaginal cream, tell your healthcare provider about any existing medical conditions you have.
Talk with your healthcare provider prior to using estropipate vaginal cream (Ogen® Vaginal Cream) if you have:
- Cancer (or if you have had cancer in the past)
- Unexplained vaginal bleeding
- High cholesterol
- A history of blood clots
- A history of heart attack or stroke
- Heart disease
- Liver disease, such as liver failure, cirrhosis, hepatitis, or liver tumors
- High triglycerides
- Gallbladder disease
- An underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism)
- Any allergies, including allergies to drugs, foods, preservatives, or dyes.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
- Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
- Are breastfeeding
- Smoke cigarettes.
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.