Evalon Vaginal Cream
Evalon Vaginal Cream (Estradiol Vaginal Cream) – Product Information
Evalon Vaginal Cream is an intra-vaginal cream containing Estriol which is a female hormone. Women, cannot naturally produce Estriol in their bodies during or after menopause. Evalon Vaginal Cream is used mainly in the reduction of menopausal symptoms like hot flashes, vaginal itchiness and dryness. It also helps prevent osteoporosis. Estradiol Vaginal Cream is also used in the treatment of Urinary Tract Infection and urine incontinence. In certain menopausal women the vaginal lining may degenerate which makes sexual intercourse painful. Administering Evalon Cream helps in the reduction of these symptoms.
Name of Drug
Evalon Vaginal Cream 1mg (15 gram tube) incl. applicator: Other well known brand name containing Estradiol is Premarin Vaginal cream and Ovestin® Cream.
Manufacturer of Evalon Cream
Manufactured by: Aspen
Marketed by: Sandoz (Sister company of Novartis)
Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient
The active pharmaceutical ingredient present in Evalon Vaginal Cream is Estradiol.
What Is Evalon Vaginal Cream Used For
Evalon Vaginal Cream belongs to the class of medications known as estrogen replacement therapy or Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT). Conjugated estrogens vaginal cream is used to manage vaginal and urinary menopausal symptoms such as itching, burning, dryness in or around the vagina, difficulty or burning during urination, Vulvar and Vaginal Atrophy, and painful sexual intercourse.
Evalon Vaginal Cream Dosage
The recommended adult dose of conjugated estrogens vaginal cream ranges from 0.5 g to 2 g of cream daily. Depending on how severe the symptoms are, the cream may be inserted into the vagina using the applicator provided, applied to the outside areas of the vagina, or both. The cream should be used on a regular cycle, with 3 weeks of use followed by 1 week off.
To use the applicator, remove the cap of the tube of cream and screw the nozzle end of the applicator onto the tube. Squeeze the cream until it reaches the mark that indicates the dose prescribed by your doctor. Unscrew the applicator from the tube, place it into the opening of the vagina, and gently press the plunger to release the medication. Clean the applicator by pulling the plunger out from the barrel and washing it with mild soap and warm water.
Women who also take oral conjugated estrogens tablets may need to have the dose of their tablets adjusted when they start using the cream. Women who have not had their uterus removed should also take a progestin (such as medroxyprogesterone acetate). Talk with your doctor or pharmacist about which dosing schedule would work best for you if you are taking a progestin.
Many things can affect the dose of a medication that a person needs, such as body weight, other medical conditions, and other medications. If your doctor has recommended a dose different from the ones listed here, do not change the way that you are using the medication without consulting your doctor.
Use the medication as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and use your medicine at the next regularly scheduled time. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
Warnings and Precautions to be taken when using Evalon Vaginal Cream
Before using Evalon Cream please inform your doctor all the medicines that you take including no prescription medications, over the counter medicines and herbal remedies. Do not use Evalon cream (Estradiol Vaginal Cream) if you are pregnant or you are nursing your baby. If you need contraception for fear of getting pregnant, use a foam-based one. You are not supposed to use Evalon cream (Estriol) if you have a history of breast cancer, heart attack or stroke, or you have endometrial hyperplasia, untreated vaginal bleeding, a blood clot in the leg, a liver disease, Angina Pectoris or Prophyrias (a blood disorder). Before starting medication of Evalon cream (Estradiol Vaginal Cream) tell your doctor if you are a smoker, have diabetes, gallstones, epilepsy, migraines, asthma, have ever suffered a miscarriage or if you are severely obese. Taking these precautions will only help you in the long run.
Estradiol vaginal cream is contraindicated in women with the following conditions:
- Undiagnosed abnormal genital bleeding.
- Known, suspected, or history of cancer of the breast.
- Known or suspected estrogen-dependent neoplasia.
- Active deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism or history of these conditions.
- Active or recent (e.g., within the past year) arterial thromboembolic disease (e.g., stroke, myocardial infarction).
- Liver dysfunction or disease.
- Known hypersensitivity to Estradiol or any other ingredients present in Evalon Cream.
- Known or suspected pregnancy.
Serious adverse reactions have not been reported after acute ingestion of large doses of estrogen-containing medications by young children. Estrogen Overdosage may cause nausea and vomiting, and withdrawal bleeding may occur in females.
Side Effects of Evalon Vaginal Cream
The following side effects have been reported by at least 1% of people taking this medication. Many of these side effects can be managed, and some may go away on their own over time.
Contact your doctor if you experience these side effects and they are severe or bothersome. Your pharmacist may be able to advise you on managing side effects.
- abdominal cramps, bloating
- abdominal or back pain
- breast tenderness
- hair loss
- nausea or vomiting
Although most of these side effects listed below don't happen very often, they could lead to serious problems if you do not check with your doctor or seek medical attention.
Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:
Stop taking the medication and seek immediate medical attention if any of the following occur:
- breast pain
- itching of the vagina or genitals
- stinging or redness in the genital area
- thick, white vaginal discharge without odour or with a mild odour
- unusual or unexpected uterine bleeding or spotting
- severe leg pain or numbness affecting any part of the body
- shortness of breath
- sudden vision changes
- tightness of the chest
Storage Information for Evalon Cream (Estradiol Vaginal Cream)
Store Estradiol Vaginal Cream at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Keep Evalon Cream out of the reach of children and away from pets.
Buy Evalon Cream (Estradiol Vaginal Cream) Online
You can buy Cheap Evalon Cream online from the Swiss Pharmacy. Estradiol Vaginal Cream is available in tubes of 15 g. The 15 grams tubes are priced at only $23.90 per unit if you place an order for 10 tubes.
This Product was added to our catalogue on Monday, 30. April 2012.
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