Estradiol Vaginal Tablets

Dosing Information for Estradiol Vaginal Tablets

There is only one standard dosage for this medication. As always, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Estradiol Vaginal Tablets Dosage for more information.)

Estradiol Vaginal Tablets Drug Interactions

Estradiol vaginal tablets may possibly interact with several other medications (see Drug Interactions With Estradiol Vaginal Tablets).

What If I Take an Overdose of Estradiol Vaginal Tablets?

Women who take too much estradiol vaginal tablets may experience the following symptoms:
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Vaginal bleeding.
(Click Vagifem Overdose for more information.)

How Should Estradiol Vaginal Tablets Be Stored?

Estradiol vaginal tablets should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. Keep estradiol vaginal tablets and all other medications out of the reach of children.

What If I Miss a Dose of Estradiol Vaginal Tablets?

If you do not take your estradiol vaginal tablets as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not double your dose.

How Do Estradiol Vaginal Tablets Work?

Estradiol vaginal tablets contain estradiol, the main estrogen hormone produced by the ovaries before menopause. This medication helps relieve menopausal symptoms by replacing the estradiol that the ovaries no longer produce. It is a good alternative to hormone replacement therapy taken by mouth, especially in women who only have vaginal menopausal symptoms. Estradiol vaginal tablets do not provide enough estrogen to treat other, non-vaginal menopause symptoms (such as hot flashes) in most women.
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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