What medicine treats vaginal atrophy other than estrogen cream?

Farzanna S. Haffizulla, MD
Internal Medicine

There are hormonal and non-hormonal options for treating vaginal atrophy. The hormonal options include mainly estrogen that may be in cream , tablet or ring forms. The non-hormonal options are:

  1. Vaginal moisturizers, both water and non-water based
  2. Vaginal dilators: these improve the pliabilty and elasticity of the vaginal canal
  3. Regular sexual activity
  4. Smoking cessation

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