Which medications in the drug class Estrogens are used in the treatment of Vulvovaginitis?

Updated: Dec 07, 2022
  • Author: Jill M Krapf, MD, MEd, FACOG, NCMP, IF; Chief Editor: Christine Isaacs, MD  more...
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These agents are used in the treatment of atrophic vaginitis in postmenopausal women. Oral estrogen replacement also is effective and has other health benefits.

Conjugated estrogens (Premarin)

Several topical steroid preparations are available, including equine estrogen, estradiol, and dienestrol. Estrogens are indicated for atrophic vaginitis and atrophic urethritis associated with menopause.

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