Vagifem is a prescription medicine which is used for the treatment of burning. itching, and dryness in or around the vaginal area in past menopause. It is a vaginal tablets that contain the active ingredient estradiol, which is naturally occurring form of the main nitrogen and female sex hormone. Oestrogen blood levels declines due to less oestrogen is produce in the period up to the menopause. The symptoms of distressing is caused due to the declining level of oestrogen. Due to this it leads to burning. itching, and dryness in or around the vaginal area and this can further leads to sex being painful. Vagifem 25mcg works by increasing the amount of oestrogen in the body of women who do not produce enough on their own.
What should i know before taking Vegifem 25mcg?
Do not use Vegifem 25mcg if you are allergic to Vegifem or to its ingredients. If you ever have had a history of breast cancer avoid taking this medicine. Tell your doctor if you are taking any prescription, non prescription and herbal medicine before using Vegifem. If you having abnormal vaginal bleeding and had heart attack you should not make use of this medicine.
Can i take Vegifem during my pregnancy?
If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or a breast feeding mother, you are not recommended to take Vegifem 25mcg as it may harm the health of unborn and nursed child. Use this medicine as directed by the doctor or health care professionals.
Does Vegifem 25mcg interact with any other drugs?
Vegifem 25mcg possibly can interact with other drugs. This medication can interact with ketoconazole, erythromycin, clarithromycin, itraconazole, ritonavir, prednisone, warfarin, tacrine, succinylcholine, phenobarbital, phenytoin, rifampin and carbamazepine. You should not use vegifem with the list of drugs mentioned above until its not recommended by your doctor or health care professionals.
Side effects of Vegifem 25mcg
Vegifem has some common to serious side effects. These common side effects are pimples on the face, swelling in the breast, appetite loss, vomit feeling, pain in vagina, feeling giddy, change in skin colour,change in menstural cycle, lessened sex drive, feeling depressed and swollen feet or ankles and some serious side effects are headache, feeling confused, chest pain, jaundice, formation lump, hazy vision, excessive sweating, pain in stomach, excessive bleeding in vagina, feeling weak, imbalanced speech and swollen hands and lower legs. If you observe any sign of symptoms of these side effects you should immediately consult your doctor.
Where this medicine should be stored?
Vegifem 25mcg should be store at room temperature at 15 to 30 degree C. Store this medication away from the heat, light and moisture,store in a dry place. If the medicine is not not in use discard it properly. Keep this medicine away from the reach of the children and pet.