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Femring Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose

What happens if I miss a dose (Femring)?

Remove the vaginal ring and insert a new one as soon as you remember. Do not use an extra vaginal ring to make up the missed wearing time.

If a vaginal ring falls out, rinse it with warm water and reinsert it. If it slides down into the lower part of the vagina, use your finger to push it in farther.

What happens if I overdose (Femring)?

Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.

Overdose symptoms may include dizziness, drowsiness, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, and vaginal bleeding.

What should I avoid while using estradiol vaginal (systemic) (Femring)?

Avoid using other vaginal products without your doctor's advice.

Grapefruit and grapefruit juice may interact with estradiol and lead to unwanted side effects. Discuss the use of grapefruit products with your doctor.

What other drugs will affect estradiol vaginal (systemic) (Femring)?

Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:

  • St. John's wort;
  • an antibiotic or antifungal medication (Biaxin, Ery-Tab, Erythrocin, Ketek, Mycobutin, Nizoral, Noxafil, Rifater, Sporanox, Vfend, Zithromax, Zmax, and others);
  • a barbiturate such as phenobarbital (Solfoton);
  • heart or blood pressure medication such as nicardipine (Cardene) or quinidine (Quin-G);
  • the hepatitis C medications boceprevir (Victrelis) or telaprevir (Incivek);
  • HIV/AIDS medication such as efavirenz (Sustiva, Atripla), fosamprenavir (Lexiva), indinavir (Crixivan), ritonavir (Norvir, Kaletra), and others;
  • seizure medication such as carbamazepine (Carbatrol, Equetro, Tegretol), phenytoin (Dilantin), and others; or
  • thyroid replacement therapy (levothyroxine, Synthroid, Levothroid, Levoxyl, and others).

This list is not complete and there are many other drugs that can interact with estradiol. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor. Keep a list of all your medicines and show it to any healthcare provider who treats you.

Where can I get more information?

Your pharmacist can provide more information about estradiol vaginal.


Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

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