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Estring Side Effects

Serious Adverse Side Effects

Estring | Estradiol Vaginal Ring has some very serious adverse side effects associated with it, such as:
  • Cardiovascular side effects such as heart disease and heart attacks
  • Endocrine metabolic side effects such as breast cancer and hypercalcemia, or abnormal amounts of calcium in the blood
  • Gastrointestinal side effects such as disorders of the gallbladder
  • Hematological side effects such as venous thromboembolism, when a blood clot forms inside a vein
  • Immunological side effects such as anaphylaxis, a deadly allergic reaction
  • Neurological side effects such as stroke and dementia
  • Ophthalmic side effects such as thrombosis of retinal vein, when a blood clot forms in the eye
  • Reproductive side effects such as malignant tumor of the inner membrane of the uterus, and ovarian cancer
  • Respiratory side effects such as pulmonary embolism, or the blockage of the main artery of the lung

Common Adverse Side Effects

More common and less severe adverse side effects from this drug include:
  • Cardiovascular side effects such as fluid accumulation, or edema
  • Dermatological side effects such as application site irritation, discoloration of the skin, more hair at site of application, loss of scalp hair, redness of the skin, and itching
  • Endocrine metabolic side effects such as weight gain and increased body fluid retention
  • Gastrointestinal side effects such as bloating, nausea and vomiting
  • Neurological side effects such as headache
  • Psychiatric side effects such as depression
  • Reproductive side effects such as breast tenderness, menstrual disorders, vaginal discharge, pain or swelling of the breast, vaginal discomfort, and withdrawal bleeding