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Precautions and Warnings With Estradiol Vaginal Tablets

You should talk to your healthcare provider about the potential precautions and warnings with estradiol vaginal tablets before beginning treatment. This medication may not be suitable for everyone. For instance, women who have gallbladder disease, diabetes, or heart disease may not be able to safely take estradiol vaginal tablets. Precautions and warnings also include possible drug interactions and allergic reactions.

Estradiol Vaginal Tablets: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

Talk with your healthcare provider prior to using estradiol vaginal tablets (Vagifem®) if you have:
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
  • Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding
  • Have an upcoming surgery
  • 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.
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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