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HRT Preparations: Vaginal Treatments


Please note: Patients should consult a health professional to decide on the appropriate treatment option to be prescribed.

VAGINAL TREATMENTS

Local estrogen can be used for vaginal and bladder symptoms, when systemic treatment is not desired or appropriate. For some women, vaginal estrogen may be required along with systemic HRT.

ESTROGEN CREAMS

Gynest - Estriol - 0.01% cream. £4.67 per 80g
Ovestin - Estriol - 0.1% cream £4.45 per 15g

ESTROGEN VAGINAL TABLET

Vagifem 10--Estradiol 10mcg £16.72 for 24 applicators
ESTROGEN VAGINAL RING
Estring--Estradiol --3 month's treatment £10.97--£31.42 per ring
ORAL TREATMENT
Senshio - Ospemifene 60mg daily £39.50 for 28 tablets
NON HORMONAL VAGINAL TREATMENTS WHICH CAN BE PRESCRIBED
Hyalofemme £4.60 for 30g tube with reusable applicator
Regelle 3 dose pack (9 day supply) £3.29
6 dose pack (18 day supply) £5.41
12 dose pack (36 day supply) £8.32
Replens MD

£6.01 for 6 dose pack

£6.01 for 35g pack
(up to 12 applications) + applicator
Sylk £5.16 for 40gms, sufficient for 75 to 100 applications
Yes Yes water based in 5ml applicators. 6 pre-filled applicators. Price: tbc
Yes Yes water based in 75ml single tube. Dose: 1 application intravaginally every 2-3 days. Price: tbc

VAGINAL LASER

Laser treatment applied to the vaginal wall is believed to increase vascularity and lead to rejuvenation of vaginal tissues. Limited data is available on effect and safety but preliminary data is encouraging. This treatment is not yet available in NHS clinics.

Download a checklist of vaginal atrophy symptoms you can print out and take to your GP or nurse to help you start a discussion: PDF (47K) or Word (47k)

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