Ovestin is identical to a female hormone, estrogen. It is used to treat symptoms associated with menopause. This topical preparation helps to treat vagi... View More
Uses of Ovestin
Side effects of Ovestin
How to use Ovestin
This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and ... View More
How Ovestin works
Ovestin contains oestrogen (female sex hormone). It works by delivering estrogens directly into the vagina to relieve vaginal symptoms of menopause such... View More
Infertility due to cervical hostility, Menopausal atrophic vaginitis, Menopausal hormone replacement therapy, Dyspareunia, Dryness and itching of vagina... View More
Tablet: May be taken with or without food.
Oral Menopausal hormone replacement therapy Adult: 0.5-3 mg daily for 1 mth followed by 0.5-1 mg daily; or 0.25-2 mg daily in combination with other n... View More
• Pregnancy • Known, past or suspected breast cancer • Known or suspected oestrogen-dependent malignant tumours (e.g. endometrial cancer) • Undiagnosed ... View More
Mode of Action
Estriol is a naturally occurring oestrogen. It induces normalization of vag epithelium. It is claimed to have only a mild proliferative effect on the en... View More
In order to prevent endometrial stimulation, the daily dose should not exceed 8 mg nor should this maximum dose be used for longer than several weeks. A... View More
Breast tension or pain, nausea, spotting. Fluid retention, cervical hypersecretion.
Reduced efficacy may occur when used with activated charcoal, barbiturates, carbamazepine, griseofulvin, hydantoin and rifampicin. May possibly change e... View More