Vagifem (Estradiol) is a female hormone medication used to help vaginal symptoms of menopause including burning, itching, vaginal dryness and pain during sexual intercouse which are a result of the body making less estrogen. Estrogen is a female sex hormone which regulates many body processes.
Always read the patient information and instructions carefully before using this medication.
Make sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist:
Also be aware that:
Common side effects of Vagifem may include but are not limited to:
Contact your doctor if you experience any of the following Vagifem side effects:
Q: Is there a Vagifem generic alternative?
A: There is currently no therapeutically equivalent generic Vagifem available but you can still make great savings on your medication cost by buying with Canada Drugs.
Q: How do I use Vagifem?
A: Always follow your doctor’s dosing directions. Vagifem comes packaged with individual applicators with the tablet already inside. Gently insert your Vagifem applicator into the vagina and press the plunger to release the medication.