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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Estring vaginal.

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73 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Other
11/9/2015 8:50:48 PM

Reviewer: Jeanene, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Will not stay in place. No matter how far I insert it it will not stay in place.

Condition: Other
10/9/2015 3:21:21 PM

Reviewer: 2maui, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I tried the Estring because it was a little cheaper than Vagifem. What a mistake!!! Even my doctor said she couldn't get it to go in as far as directed! It almost stuck out! She suggested using a tampon to help it stay in place. What???? I have vaginal dryness due to menopause. Why would I want to use a tampon? It cost me $175.72 out of pocket and I can't even use it! Do not buy Estring. I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
6/6/2015 2:43:38 AM

Reviewer: Tbearct, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
It has solved all my dryness and severe pain of trying to have sex since my hysterectomy. 53 is way to young to give up sex! My only problem I have is that I constantly had to keep pushing it back up higher. Excel citing and showering it was going so low it almost fell out. Need to find a way to keep it up and not keep falling down!

Condition: Other
4/26/2015 11:40:26 AM

Reviewer: ava, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am 53 and suffer from extreme dryness & burning. Immediately upon doctor inserting ring, I felt the ring and it was very uncomfortable. Next day the pain was worsening, terrible burning, pressure in vagina and frequent and painful urination. Suffered horribly for 5 days, until I took it out.

Condition: Other
11/28/2014 9:28:09 PM

Reviewer: bertandherb, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Was prescribed Estring as a treatment for vaginal atrophy, which not only made sex difficult but was chronically uncomfortable. It helped quite a bit with the general discomfort, and made intercourse somewhat easier. However, after a couple years of use, I was diagnosed with endometrial cancer and required a hysterectomy. Don't know that the Estring was at fault, but there is a known connectio ... Show Full Comment

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