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Vagimoist Vaginal cream


Overview

Introduction

Vagimoist Vaginal cream is identical to a female hormone, estrogen. It is used to treat symptoms associated with menopause. This topical preparation helps to treat vaginal burning, dryness and itching caused due to lack of estrogen.

You should use Vagimoist Vaginal cream in the way your doctor advises. It may depend on whether you have had any kind of HRT before. Even if your symptoms improve, you should continue the treatment as it has been prescribed.

When you start using this medicine you may experience irritation or itching. This usually goes away if you continue using it. You may also get pain in your abdomen, a genital rash, headache and vaginal thrush (candidiasis). Tell your doctor if you experience bleeding in your vagina. Your doctor may give you an alternative medicine.

Before using this medicine you should tell your doctor if you have unexplained vaginal bleeding or if you have ever had a blood clot in your legs or your lungs. Once you have started using this medicine you should have regular check-ups to discuss the benefits of your treatment. It should not interact with any other medicines. It is not usually recommended during pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Vagimoist Vaginal cream

Side effects of Vagimoist Vaginal cream

Common
  • Vaginal irritation

How to use Vagimoist Vaginal cream

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream by using applicator. Wash your hands after applying.

How Vagimoist Vaginal cream works

Vagimoist Vaginal cream contains oestrogen (female sex hormone). It works by delivering estrogens directly into the vagina to relieve vaginal symptoms of menopause such as dryness, burning, irritation, and painful sexual intercourse.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Vagimoist Vaginal cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Vagimoist Vaginal cream is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Vagimoist Vaginal cream
₹19.27/gm of Vaginal cream
Evolon Cream
Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹19.27/gm of Vaginal cream
same price
Evalon Cream
MSD Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹25.55/gm of Vaginal cream
33% costlier

Quick Tips

  • It can be applied to the external vaginal area or inserted into the vagina using the applicator provided.
  • It does not expose the rest of your body to the medicine, thereby avoiding side effects that happen more often with pills.
  • Do not have sex right after using Vagimoist Vaginal cream as some of the medicine can be absorbed into your partner's skin.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience any vaginal bleeding or spotting, abnormal vaginal discharge or vaginal discomfort while using this medicine.
  • Do not use Vagimoist Vaginal cream if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, have a history of blood clots or heart diseases.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Vagimoist with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

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Virginal infraction problem itching & pain at lower stomach already I have taken medicine zenflox uti, clingel fort, alkasol. Then the problem is solved . After five months this problem is repeated now please advise me what to do thanks
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
take antibiotics and vaginal cream antifungal
Is there any substitute medicine peramin vaginal cream(Not available in assam
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Ask estrogen cream this is the salt
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FAQs

Q. What is Vagimoist and what it is used for?

Vagimoist contains a medicine called Estriol. Estriol is a form of female sex hormone, estrogen. It is used to treat vaginal problems (itching, dryness and irritation) caused due to lack of estrogen. It may also be used as a hormone replacement therapy in postmenopausal women.

Q. How to use Vagimoist?

This type of cream or gel usually comes with an applicator and the directions to use. You must clean and dry the affected area before applying the cream. Use this medicine only as advised by your doctor.

Q. What if I forget to use Vagimoist?

You may apply the missed dose as soon as you remember unless you are not 12 hours late. If you are more than 12 hours late, skip the missed dose and follow the usual dosing schedule.

Q. What are the common side effects of using Vagimoist?

 The side effects of using Vagimoist are rare. However, initially, you may feel irritation or itching of the skin in or around the vagina, which usually gets better after a few weeks. Other side effects may include headache, flu-like symptoms, skin rash, pain in breasts, and increased vaginal discharge. Most of these symptoms are temporary. However, if these persist, consult with your doctor.
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