Low-Dose Vaginal Estrogen for Dryness and Atrophy
What To Think About
Vaginal estrogen may be used by women with liver or gallbladder disease, for whom oral estrogen is not recommended.
Low-dose vaginal estrogen is generally not accompanied by Reference progestin Opens New Window to prevent Reference endometrial (uterine) cancer Opens New Window because it is a lower dose and is thought to have only a local effect. Use as low a dose as possible to relieve symptoms.Reference 1
Talk to your doctor about using vaginal estrogen if you have had breast cancer.