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Femring is a medication that is inserted vaginally and left in place for up to 90 days to treat certain menopausal symptoms. Specifically, this prescription hormone replacement medication is approved to treat hot flashes or night sweats, as well as vaginal itching, burning, or dryness. Although most women tolerate Femring well, side effects can include headaches, breast tenderness, and vaginal yeast infections.
What Is Femring?Femring® (estradiol vaginal ring) is a prescription medication that contains an estrogen hormone. This hormone medication comes in the form of a flexible ring that is inserted vaginally and left in place for up to 90 days. It is used to treat the following menopause symptoms:
- Irritation, dryness, itching, and burning in and around the vagina
- Hot flashes or night sweats.