Side Effects of This Medicine
The risk of any serious adverse effect is unlikely for most women using
low doses of estrogens vaginally. Even women with special risks have used
vaginal estrogens without problems.
Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side
Other side effects may occur that usually do not need medical
attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts
to the medicine. However, check with your doctor if any of the following side
effects continue or are bothersome:
Also, many women who are using estrogens with a progestin (another female
hormone) will start having monthly vaginal bleeding, similar to menstrual
periods, again. This effect will continue for as long as the medicine is taken.
However, monthly bleeding will not occur in women who have had the uterus
removed by surgery (total hysterectomy).
Other side effects not listed above may also occur in
some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your doctor.