Ogen Vaginal Cream Side Effects

Vaginal irritation, abdominal cramps, and high blood pressure are some of the common side effects that have been reported with Ogen Vaginal Cream. Side effects of the medication are generally mild and do not require medical attention. However, certain side effects of Ogen Vaginal Cream are potentially serious and should be reported to a healthcare provider right away, including allergic reactions, dementia, or strokes.

An Introduction to Ogen Vaginal Cream Side Effects

As with any medicine, side effects are possible with Ogen® Vaginal Cream (estropipate 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.

Common Side Effects of Ogen Vaginal Cream

Women sometimes assume that Ogen Vaginal Cream can only cause vaginal side effects. However, because a significant amount of the hormones in the medication is absorbed into the bloodstream, any of the usual side effects of estrogen medications can occur with Ogen Vaginal Cream. Therefore, common side effects of Ogen Vaginal Cream include but are not limited to:
  • Breast tenderness
  • Irregular vaginal bleeding or spotting
  • Abdominal (stomach) cramps or bloating
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Headaches
  • Hair loss
  • High blood pressure
  • High blood sugar (hyperglycemia)
  • Fluid retention
  • Enlargement of benign tumors of the uterus (uterine fibroids)
  • Vaginal yeast infections.
In addition to the usual estrogen side effects, Ogen Vaginal Cream (like almost any vaginal product) can cause vaginal irritation.
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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