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Vagifem




Overdosage
Contraindications

OVERDOSE

Overdosage of estrogen may cause nausea, vomiting, breast tenderness, abdominal pain, drowsiness and fatigue, and withdrawal bleeding may occur in women. Treatment of overdose consists of discontinuation of Vagifem therapy with institution of appropriate symptomatic care.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Vagifem should not be used in women with any of the following conditions:

  • Undiagnosed abnormal genital bleeding
  • Known, suspected, or history of breast cancer
  • Known or suspected estrogen-dependent neoplasia
  • Active DVT, PE, or history of these conditions
  • Active arterial thromboembolic disease (for example, stroke, and myocardial infarction), or a history of these conditions
  • Known anaphylactic reaction or angioedema to Vagifem
  • Known liver impairment or disease
  • Known protein C, protein S, or antithrombin deficiency, or other known thrombophilic disorders
  • Known or suspected pregnancy
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 5/3/2012

Overdosage
Contraindications

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