ESTROPIPATE (Vaginal) (Cream)


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ESTROPIPATE (Vaginal) (Cream) Drug and Prescription Information

ESTROPIPATE (Vaginal) (Cream)

ESTROPIPATE (Vaginal) (Cream) Medication Classification

ESTROPIPATE (Vaginal)

ESTROPIPATE (Vaginal) (Cream) Brandname

ESTROPIPATE (Vaginal) (Cream) is used for the Treatment

Estropipate (ES-troe-pih-pate) Treats dryness and itching of the vagina that occurs with menopause or aging.Estropipate is an estrogen female hormone.

When To Not Use ESTROPIPATE (Vaginal) (Cream)

You should not use this medicine if you have had ever an allergic reaction to other estrogen medicines, or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Stop using this medicine if you think you might be pregnant. You should not use this medicine if you have had breast cancer or blood clots.

How Should You Use ESTROPIPATE (Vaginal) (Cream)

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  • Your doctor will tell you how much medicine to use and how often.
  • Wash your hands with soap and water before and after using this medicine.
  • The medicine is a cream that is in a tube. You will use an applicator to put the cream into your vagina.
  • The applicator is an empty plastic tube called a barrel. There is a plunger on one end and an opening on the other end. There are numbers on the plunger that show how much cream should be squeezed into the applicator for each dose.
  • Remove the cap from the end of the tube.
  • Make sure the plunger of the applicator is all the way into the barrel.
  • Twist the open end of the applicator onto the tube of cream.
  • Squeeze the cream into the applicator. This will cause the plunger to move through the barrel. When the plunger reaches the number of the dose you should take, stop squeezing.
  • Twist the applicator off of the tube and put the cap back on the tube.
  • Put the applicator into your vagina and push the plunger all the way into the barrel.
  • After using, pull the plunger all the way out of the applicator and wash both pieces with warm, soapy water. Never use hot or boiling water.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • You should not use the missed dose at all if you are a day late. Skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule.
  • You should not use two doses at the same time.

Proper ESTROPIPATE (Vaginal) (Cream) Storage

Store ESTROPIPATE (Vaginal) (Cream) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep ESTROPIPATE (Vaginal) (Cream) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using ESTROPIPATE (Vaginal) (Cream)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

ESTROPIPATE (Vaginal) (Cream) Warnings

  • Check with your doctor before taking estropipate if you have asthma, seizures (epilepsy), migraine headaches, breast lumps, a family history of breast cancer, or heart, gall bladder, kidney, or liver disease.
  • Large doses of this medicine taken over long periods of time may increase the risk of some kinds of cancer. Talk to your doctor about this risk.
  • Unless you have had a hysterectomy (uterus removed), check with your doctor about whether you should also take progesterone.

ESTROPIPATE (Vaginal) (Cream) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Chest or calf pain
  • Severe headaches
  • Lumps in breast
  • Yellowing of eyes or skin
  • Very heavy menstrual bleeding or irregular periods
  • Water retention (edema) and fast weight gain
  • Sudden shortness of breath
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Breast enlargement and tenderness
  • Mild nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea
  • Stomach cramps, bloating
  • Changes in sexual desire

ESTROPIPATE (Vaginal) (Cream) Ratings

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ESTROPIPATE (Vaginal) (Cream)
4.5

Effectiveness: ****

Ease of Use: *****

Overall Satisfaction: *****

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Tashmim, Tashmim - 01/10/2014

This can't be excellent. You didn't degstnaie how long you have had these reductions or discomfort, but no matter what it may be the consequence of yeast infection, andPeror insufficient personal hygiene toward your vagina. The skin for the reason that location is so okay and susceptible to scalp breakouts that you need to consistently wash and wash. If you work with the toilet, cleaning incorrectly or simply not cleaning whatsoever this maybe the result. In case you are at present sexually active don't take your companions word when requesting whenever they might have an A sexually transmitted disease. You need to see your medical professional in either case. In the meantime try using baby diaper hasty lotion, or vagisil cream.