Estring is a vaginal ring containing the medication estradiol, a form of estrogen necessary for many body processes. Estring releases estrogen which is absorbed directly into the skin of the vaginal wall. Estring is prescribed to treat vaginal changes caused by menopause. This includes vaginal dryness, burning, itching, burning or irritating urination and painful sexual intercourse. The Estring vaginal ring is a soft and flexible ring which is inserted in the vagina and left in place for 90 days.
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 Estring may include but are not limited to:
Contact your doctor if you experience any of the following Estring side effects:
Remove this ring and get immediate medical help if you symptoms of toxic shock syndrome such as high fever, sudden dizziness, fainting, unusual muscle pain, a sunburn-like rash or diarrhea.
Q: How long should I leave Estring in place?
A: Estring is usually left in place for 90 days before being removed. Do not leave Estring in place for longer than this.
Q: What should I do if Estring comes out?
A: If the ring falls out, rinse it with warm water and insert it back into the vagina. If it continues to fall out frequently, inform your doctor.
Q: How much does Estring cost?
A: You can save up to 90% on the price of Estring through ordering with Canada Drugs. No Estring coupon is required to get our great prices.