Estring


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Estring

A brand name for OESTRADIOL (estradiol) in a vaginal ring to treat post-menopausal vaginitis.
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The introduction of Estring is an important addition to the treatment options for women who have been unnecessarily suffering from this treatable condition.
While the symptoms associated with menopause (hot flashes and sweating) can be best treated with systemic estrogen therapy, the local symptoms of UGA can be treated with hormone preparations such as Estring, that act locally on the tissues of the lower vaginal and urinary tract.
The safety, effectiveness and patient acceptability of Estring in treating UGA was compared to conjugated equine estrogen (CEE) vaginal cream in two large, multicenter clinical studies conducted in Australia and the U.
In both studies, the majority of patients who had used another hormonal product prior to Estring stated a preference for the vaginal ring.
Estring and CEE creams produced similar improvements in vaginal and urinary symptoms as assessed by trial participants and investigators.
We're pleased that we will now be able to make Estring available to postmenopausal women in this country and to their health care professionals," said William E.
after 12 weeks of treatment, 95% of women rated product comfort for Estring as excellent or very good, compared with 65% of patients receiving conjugated estrogens vaginal cream.
and Australia, Estring was compared with conjugated estrogens vaginal cream.
Very little estradiol from Estring reaches the systemic circulation from Estring, so systemic effects are minimal.
Adverse events that occurred in clinical trials with Estring were generally mild, transient and local, such as vaginal discomfort or irritation and abdominal pain.