Local oestrogen for vaginal atrophy in postmenopausal women.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Vaginal atrophy is a frequent complaint of postmenopausal women; symptoms include vaginal dryness, itching, discomfort and painful intercourse. Systemic treatment for these symptoms in the form of oral hormone replacement therapy is not always necessary. An alternative choice is oestrogenic preparations administered vaginally (in the form of… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001500.pub3

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