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Imvexxy - Another Estradiol Vaginal Insert for Dyspareunia
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The FDA has approved an estradiol softgel vaginal insert (Imvexxy – TherapeuticsMD) for treatment of postmenopausal women with moderate to severe dyspareunia due to vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA). Imvexxy is the second estradiol vaginal insert to be approved in the US; Vagifem, an intravaginal tablet formulation, was the first.1 Vagifem and Imvexxy are both available in inserts containing 10 mcg of estradiol; Imvexxy is also available in a 4-mcg strength.

TREATMENT OF DYSPAREUNIA — VVA is caused by a loss of estrogen in postmenopausal women.2 Symptoms of VVA include vaginal dryness, vaginal irritation, and dyspareunia.3 Over-the-counter vaginal moisturizers (Replens, and others) and lubricants (K-Y, and others) may provide ... more      

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