Gyne Lotrimin

Estring Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Estring is an estrogen replacement system and it is used for relief of the vaginal problems that mostly occur after menopause, such as vaginal dryness, burning, and itching. Estring is also used for postmenopausal urinary problems such as difficulty urinating or urinary urgency.

Estring Dosage

  • You should be insert a new ring every 3 months.

Uses of Estring

  • It is used to treats vaginal problems that mostly occur after menopause, such as vaginal dryness, burning, and itching.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Estring

Before taken Estring medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Estring. Side effects may include:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Back pain
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Headaches
  • Insomnia
  • Joint pain
  • Nausea
  • Sinus inflammation
  • Upper respiratory tract infections
  • Vaginal discharge
  • Yeast infection

Warnings and precautions before taking Estring:

  • If you are using estrogen, then it may also increase the risk of breast cancer, ovarian cancer, heart attack, stroke, blood clots, and gallbladder disease.
  • You should be used estrogen with extra caution if you have severely low blood levels of calcium.
  • You should tell your doctor if you've ever had liver problems, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, thyroid problems, or visions problems.
  • If you are taking this medicine, then it may cause water retention.

Drug Interaction :-

No interactions have been reported. But if you are taking Estring with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Estring with other vaginally administered drugs.


After taken Estring if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Estring overdose include:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

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