What should I know about estradiol vaginal ring before using it?

Using estradiol vaginal ring for a long time increases your risk for heart attack, stroke and breast or uterine cancers. Your doctor will try to find the most effective, lowest dose and use it for the least possible time to prevent side effects. Regular breast exams and checkups are advised. Some pre-existing medical conditions may require dose changes.

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