Vagifem Vaginal Tablet 10Mcg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Vagifem: Vaginal tablet (10mcg)

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Vagifem 10mcg Vaginal Tab
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Vagifem 10mcg Vaginal Tab

What is this Medicine?

ESTRADIOL (es tra DYE ole) vaginal tablet is used to help relieve symptoms of vaginal irritation and dryness that occurs in some women during menopause.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Vagifem: Vaginal tablet(10mcg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Vagifem 10mcg Vaginal Tablet

NDC: 001695176
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Menopause, Urethritis

Storage Information
Do not refrigerate
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Vagifem 10mcg Vaginal Tablet

Reported Side Effects for Vagifem 10mcg Vaginal Tablet

Endometrial Hyperplasia Incidence:
<10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Yeast Infection Incidence:
<8.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Fluid Retention Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weight Gain Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Breast Pain Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Menstrual Cramps Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Breakthrough Bleeding Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Vagifem 10mcg Vaginal Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Vagifem 10mcg Vaginal Tablet(Estradiol)
Grapefruit juice and Estrogens(Estradiol)
Grapefruit juice and grapefruit-containing foods may increase the side effects of estrogen in some females, such as nausea, breast tenderness, headache or fluid retention. There may be no interaction. Do not significantly change your grapefruit intake while taking estrogens for hormone replacement therapy or as part of hormonal birth control products. Report any unusual side effects, like unusual non-menstrual vaginal bleeding, promptly for evaluation.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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