Estriol Cream

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Pack of 1 80g tube of estriol 0.01% w/w cream with applicator
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0.01 % w/w

160 days / 1 x 80 g tube(s) - £55.00

How to use estriol

  • Remove the cap from the tube and turn the cap upside down. Use the sharp point to pierce open the tube
  • Screw the end of the applicator onto the end of the tube
  • Squeeze the tube to fill the applicator with the cream up to the red ring mark (the plunger will stop at the red ring mark)
  • Unscrew the applicator from the tube and put the cap back on the tube
  • Lie down when you are ready to apply the cream and put the end of the applicator deep into your vagina and slowly push the plunger all the way in
  • After you've used it, pull the plunger out of the barrel
  • Wash the barrel and plunger in warm soapy water. The cream is easily removed with water

Contraindications of estriol

  • Known, past, or suspected breast cancer
  • Known or suspected oestrogen-dependent tumours e.g. womb cancer
  • Undiagnosed vaginal bleeding
  • Untreated endometrial hyperplasia (excessive growth of the womb lining)
  • Previous or current blood clot (deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism)
  • Known blood clotting disorders e.g. protein C, protein S or antithrombin deficiency
  • Recent or active angina
  • Recent heart attack
  • Liver disease or a history of liver disease as long as the liver function tests have failed to return to normal
  • Known allergy to estriol or any of its excipients
  • Porphyria – a rare metabolic disorder
  • An allergy to some of ingredients – the branded version of estriol cream, called Ovestin, contains cetyl alcohol and stearyl alcohol, which can cause local skin reactions

Common side effects of estriol

  • Irritation
  • Itchiness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Breast tenderness
  • Breast pain
  • Vaginal bleeding
  • Spotting during or on withdrawal of therapy
  • Headache
  • Vaginal discharge
Medically reviewed by:
Dr Kathryn Basford Accreditations: MB, ChB, MPH

Dr Kathryn Basford is a qualified GP who works as a GP in London, as well as with ZAVA. She graduated from the University of Manchester and completed her GP training through Whipps Cross Hospital in London.

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Last reviewed: 19 Jun 2019

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