"The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Osphena (ospemifene) to treat women experiencing moderate to severe dyspareunia (pain during sexual intercourse), a symptom of vulvar and vaginal atrophy due to menopause.
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ESTRING (estradiol vaginal ring) vaginal ring should not be used in women with any of 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 a history of these conditions.
- Active or recent (within the past year) arterial thromboembolic disease (for example,stroke and myocardial infarction).
- Known liver dysfunction or disease.
- Known hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients in ESTRING (estradiol vaginal ring) .
- Known or suspected pregnancy.
Last reviewed on RxList: 10/16/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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