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Side Effects of Estradiol Vaginal Tablets

Common Side Effects of Estradiol Vaginal Tablets

Clinical studies have shown that the most common side effects of estradiol vaginal tablets included:
  • Headaches -- in up to 9 percent of women
  • Vaginal yeast infections -- up to 8 percent
  • Vaginal itching -- up to 8 percent
  • Abdominal pain (stomach pain) -- up to 7 percent
  • Back pain -- up to 7 percent
  • Upper respiratory tract infections (such as the common cold) -- up to 5 percent
  • Diarrhea -- up to 5 percent.
Other possible side effects (occurring in 3 to 5 percent of women) included:

Final Thoughts on Side Effects of Estradiol Vaginal Tablets

You may experience some or none of the side effects of estradiol vaginal tablets listed in this article. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to tell whether any particular side effect is caused by the medication or by other factors. Therefore, make sure to let your healthcare provider know if you develop any side effects during treatment or if something "just does not seem right." While it may not be a side effect of the medication, your healthcare provider will be able to diagnose and treat the problem.
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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