Estrace Vaginal Cream Information
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Estrace Vaginal Cream is a prescription estrogen medication used to treat vaginal menopause symptoms. This eMedTV article describes how the medication works, explains how to use the cream, and lists possible side effects that may occur with treatment.
Common Estrace Vaginal Cream side effects include fluid retention, spotting, and cramps. This eMedTV resource lists other side effects seen with estrogen medications and explains which side effects of Estrace Vaginal Cream require medical attention.
Estrace Vaginal Cream is used for treating vaginal symptoms in postmenopausal women. This page from the eMedTV library discusses Estrace Vaginal Cream uses in more detail and explains how the drug works to relieve vaginal menopause symptoms.
The recommended Estrace Vaginal Cream dosage is 2 to 4 grams of cream inserted vaginally once daily. As this eMedTV page explains, your doctor may reduce your Estrace Vaginal Cream dosing to 1 gram three times weekly if you respond well to the drug.
Grapefruit juice, cyclosporine, and barbiturates may cause Estrace Vaginal Cream drug interactions. This eMedTV segment lists other products that may interact with Estrace Vaginal Cream and describes the potential effects of these interactions.
You should not use Estrace Vaginal Cream if you have liver disease. This eMedTV Web page explains who else should not use Estrace Vaginal Cream. Warnings and precautions on possible side effects that may occur are also listed in this article.
An Estrace Vaginal Cream (estradiol vaginal cream) overdose may cause vaginal bleeding, nausea, or vomiting. This eMedTV article further explores the effects of an Estrace Vaginal Cream overdose and explains what treatment options are available.
Estrace Vaginal Cream (estradiol vaginal cream) is not approved for use in pregnant women. This eMedTV resource offers more information on Estrace Vaginal Cream and pregnancy, and explains why the drug is not recommended for pregnant women.
Estrace Vaginal Cream (estradiol vaginal cream) is usually not recommended for breastfeeding women. This eMedTV article explains why breastfeeding women should avoid this product and offers more information on Estrace Vaginal Cream and breastfeeding.
There are currently no generic versions of Estrace Vaginal Cream (estradiol vaginal cream) available. This eMedTV Web page explores why generic Estrace Vaginal Cream is not available and explains whether it is expected to be available in the future.
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