Vagifem Tablet Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Yeast Infection Of The Vagina And Vulva
  • An Infection
  • Backache
  • Breast Pain
  • Head Pain
  • Swelling Of The Abdomen
  • Weight Gain

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Migraine Headache
  • Acne
  • Altered Interest In Having Sexual Intercourse
  • An Infection Due To The Fungus Candida
  • Cramps
  • Enlarged Breasts
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Inflammation Or Infection Of The Vagina
  • Itching
  • Pelvic Pain

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Blockage In The Gallbladder
  • A Breast Tumor
  • A Clot In The Lung
  • A Clot In The Small Veins That Carry Blood To Or From The Retina Of The Eye
  • A Heart Attack
  • A Hypersensitivity Reaction To A Drug
  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Stroke
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • Blood Clot In A Deep Vein Of The Extremities
  • Cancer In The Lining Of The Uterus
  • Cancer Of The Ovary
  • Dementia
  • High Amount Of Calcium In The Blood
  • High Amount Of Triglyceride In The Blood
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Obstruction Of A Blood Vessel By A Blood Clot
  • Overgrowth Of The Uterine Lining
  • Puberty At An Earlier Age Than Would Be Expected
  • Uterine Fibroids

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Bleeding Not Related To Menstrual Period
  • Depression
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Fluid Secretion From The Breast
  • Hives
  • Itching Of The Genital Area
  • Pain With Menstruation
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Vaginal Discharge
  • Vaginal Irritation
  • Water Retention
  • Yellow-Brown Patches On Skin

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