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Medications for Atrophic Vaginitis

Other names: Vaginal Atrophy

What is Atrophic Vaginitis:  Atrophic vaginitis is an inflammation or irritation of the vagina caused by thinning and shrinking of the tissues of the vagina and decreased lubrication of the vaginal walls. This is due to a lack of estrogen.

Medications to treat Atrophic Vaginitis

The following list of medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
Estrace Vaginal Cream X N 40 reviews
7.0

Generic name: estradiol topical

Drug class: estrogens, miscellaneous vaginal agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Vagifem X N 20 reviews
7.0

Generic name: estradiol topical

Drug class: estrogens, miscellaneous vaginal agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Premarin Vaginal X N 2 reviews
10

Generic name: conjugated estrogens topical

Drug class: estrogens, miscellaneous vaginal agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
estradiol X N 3 reviews
7.0

Generic name: estradiol systemic

Brand names:  Climara, Estrace, Femring, Estradiol Patch, Estrogel, Vivelle-Dot, Alora, Vivelle, Estraderm, Delestrogen, Depo-Estradiol

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Estring X N 25 reviews
6.0

Generic name: estradiol topical

Drug class: estrogens, miscellaneous vaginal agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Climara X N 1 review
9.0

Generic name: estradiol systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Estrace X N Add review Rate

Generic name: estradiol systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Premarin X N 4 reviews
8.0

Generic name: conjugated estrogens systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
estradiol X N 108 reviews
6.0

Generic name: estradiol topical

Brand names:  Estrace Vaginal Cream, Vagifem, Estring, Yuvafem

Drug class: estrogens, miscellaneous vaginal agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

 
Femring X N 1 review
10

Generic name: estradiol systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Estradiol Patch X N Add review Rate

Generic name: estradiol systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Estrogel X N Add review Rate

Generic name: estradiol systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Vivelle-Dot X N Add review Rate

Generic name: estradiol systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Alora X N Add review Rate

Generic name: estradiol systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
conjugated estrogens X N 2 reviews
10

Generic name: conjugated estrogens topical

Brand names:  Premarin Vaginal, Synthetic Conjugated Estrogens A

Drug class: estrogens, miscellaneous vaginal agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

 
Vivelle X N Add review Rate

Generic name: estradiol systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Activella X N X Add review Rate

Generic name: estradiol / norethindrone systemic

Drug class: sex hormone combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
conjugated estrogens X N 4 reviews
8.0

Generic name: conjugated estrogens systemic

Brand names:  Premarin, Enjuvia, Premarin Intravenous

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

 
Estraderm X N Add review Rate

Generic name: estradiol systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Yuvafem X N 23 reviews
3.0

Generic name: estradiol topical

Drug class: estrogens, miscellaneous vaginal agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Delestrogen X N Add review Rate

Generic name: estradiol systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Depo-Estradiol X N Add review Rate

Generic name: estradiol systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Enjuvia X N Add review Rate

Generic name: conjugated estrogens systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
estradiol / norethindrone X N X Add review Rate

Generic name: estradiol / norethindrone systemic

Brand names:  Activella, CombiPatch, Mimvey

Drug class: sex hormone combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

 
CombiPatch X N X Add review Rate

Generic name: estradiol / norethindrone systemic

Drug class: sex hormone combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
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Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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