Ovestin - Instructions For Use, Indications, Doses, Reviews

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Ovestin - Instructions For Use, Indications, Doses, Reviews
Ovestin - Instructions For Use, Indications, Doses, Reviews

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Instructions for use:

  1. 1. Pharmacological action
  2. 2. Release form
  3. 3. Indications for use
  4. 4. Method of application
  5. 5. Side effects
  6. 6. Contraindications

Prices in online pharmacies:

from 924 rub.


Ovestin is a drug used in gynecology
Ovestin is a drug used in gynecology

Ovestin is an estrogen-containing drug used to treat gynecological diseases.

pharmachologic effect

Ovestin contains estriol, a short-acting female hormone. The use of Ovestin promotes healing of the epithelium of the vaginal mucosa, restoration of the natural microflora and pH balance of the vagina, helps to replenish the lack of estrogen, increase the resistance of the urinary tract epithelium to infections.

There are positive reviews about Ovestin, confirming that drug treatment can eliminate urinary incontinence, reduce the daily amount of urination.

Release form

Ovestin pills, vaginal suppositories and cream are produced.

Ovestin's analogs: Estrokad, Elvagin, Estriol - preparations with the same active substance.

Indications for use of Ovestin

The drug is effective for atrophic changes in the vaginal mucosa caused by a lack of estrogen and accompanied by pain during intercourse, itching, dryness and other unpleasant sensations in the vaginal area.

Treatment with Ovestin is prescribed when the patient complains of pain during urination, increased frequency of urination, urinary incontinence.

Also, Ovestin and Ovestin analogs are prescribed for the prevention of inflammatory diseases of the urinary tract, for the treatment of infertility associated with the cervical factor.

Mode of application

Ovestin tablets
Ovestin tablets

Judging by the reviews about Ovestin, its dosage form does not affect the effectiveness of treatment.

Take pills, inject suppositories or vaginal cream once a day.

With atrophic changes in the vaginal mucosa, it is prescribed to take 4-8 mg of the drug per day for a month. A month later, the patient is transferred to supportive treatment - prescribed to take 1-2 mg of the drug.

If Ovestin vaginal suppositories are used for treatment, it is prescribed to inject one suppository daily for a month. After that, the dosage is reduced to 2 suppositories per week.

When using Ovestin cream, one dose is injected into the vagina daily. Supportive therapy (one dose of the cream twice a week) is switched after the symptoms of the disease become less pronounced.

In case of infertility provoked by the cervical factor (low percentage of sperm survival in the cervix), a woman is prescribed to take 1-2 mg of Ovestin per day from the 6th to the 15th day of the menstrual cycle. Ovestin's instructions indicate that in some cases the dosage is increased to 8 mg.

For women during menopause, to prepare for surgical intervention through the vagina, two weeks before the operation, Ovestin vaginal suppositories are prescribed. It is necessary to inject one candle daily. After the operation, a two-week treatment with Ovestin is recommended - one suppository is administered twice a week.

In preparation for the operation, tablets may be prescribed: 4-8 mg for 2 weeks before surgery, and 1-2 mg for 2 weeks after the operation.

It is also recommended to start the application of Ovestin cream two weeks before the operation: one dose per day is administered, and after the operation - two doses per week.

For the treatment of climacteric disorders, tablets are prescribed: 4-8 mg daily. The dosage is gradually reduced.

For women who, having passed a smear for a cytological examination, received an unclear result, Ovestin is prescribed according to the instructions for an additional examination: a week before the next smear, it is necessary to put in the vagina 1 candle or 1 dose of cream every other day.

It is advisable to carry out treatment with Ovestin without interruption. If the next appointment was missed, but less than 36 hours have passed since the last appointment, you can take another pill or enter a candle / cream. If more than 36 hours have passed, the next dose is not taken, but the treatment is continued.

The dosage regimen for Ovestin analogues may differ, therefore, when changing the drug, a doctor's consultation is necessary.

Side effects of Ovestin

The use of Ovestin can cause irritation and itching on the vaginal mucosa.

In some cases, due to the intake of high doses of Ovestin and analogues of the drug, there may be soreness, increased sensitivity and chest tension.

In addition, there are reviews about Ovestin, indicating that the drug can cause heavy or breakthrough bleeding, malignant / benign neoplasia (breast or endometrial cancer), pulmonary embolism, vein thrombosis in the legs, heart attack, stroke, gallstone disease, hemorrhagic purpura, erythema nodosum or multiforme, chloasma, baldness, increased libido.


Treatment with Ovestin is contraindicated in women who have had previous breast cancer or if it is suspected, in the presence of estrogen-dependent tumors, endometrial hyperplasia, vaginal bleeding of unknown origin, vein thrombosis.

Ovestin's instructions also indicate that he is not prescribed for heart attack, angina pectoris, porphyria, liver disease in the acute stage, with hypersensitivity.

The medicine is prescribed with caution for endometriosis, uterine fibroids, high blood pressure, benign liver tumors, gallstone disease, diabetes mellitus, jaundice, liver failure, migraine, systemic lupus erythematosus, asthma, otosclerosis, pancreatitis, epilepsy.

There are reviews of Ovestin, confirming that estriol enhances the effect of drugs that lower lipid levels, and reduces the effectiveness of anticoagulants, hypoglycemic, antihypertensive, diuretics, as well as antidepressants, male sex hormones.

Opioid analgesics, ethanol, anxiolytics (drugs with a sedative effect) have a bad effect on Ovestin's action.

Thyroid preparations and folic acid enhance the effect of the drug.

Ovestin: prices in online pharmacies

Drug name



Ovestin 0.5 mg vaginal suppositories 15 pcs.

RUB 924


Ovestin 1 mg / g vaginal cream 15 g 1 pc.

1023 RUB


Ovestin vaginal suppositories. 0.5mg 15 pcs.

1122 RUB


Ovestin 2 mg tablets 30 pcs.

1140 RUB


Ovestin cream vaginal. 15g

1200 RUB


Information about the drug is generalized, provided for informational purposes only and does not replace the official instructions. Self-medication is hazardous to health!

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