Ogen Vaginal Cream

When and How to Use Ogen Vaginal Cream

General considerations for when and how to use Ogen Vaginal Cream include the following:
  • The medication comes in a tube, along with an applicator that can measure between 1 to 4 grams of the cream.
  • Usually, Ogen Vaginal Cream is used once daily.
  • Many women find it easiest to use the cream at night, just before bedtime, to help prevent it from leaking out of the vagina. However, you can use Ogen Vaginal Cream any time of the day, whenever works best for you.
  • The applicator can be washed with warm water and soap, but do not wash it with hot or boiling water.
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed.

Dosing Information for Ogen Vaginal Cream

The dose of Ogen Vaginal Cream your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
  • How you respond to Ogen Vaginal Cream
  • The severity of your symptoms.
As always, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Ogen Vaginal Cream Dosage for more information.)

Side Effects of Ogen Vaginal Cream

As with any medicine, side effects are possible with Ogen Vaginal Cream. However, not everyone who uses the medication will experience side effects. In fact, most women tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Common side effects of estrogen medications (such as Ogen Vaginal Cream) include but are not limited to:
  • Vaginal irritation
  • Headaches
  • Breast tenderness
  • Irregular vaginal bleeding or spotting
  • Abdominal (stomach) cramps or bloating
  • Nausea and vomiting.
(Click Ogen Vaginal Cream Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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