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What is dienestrol?

Dienestrol is no longer available in the United States.

Dienestrol vaginal estrogen cream, a hormone replacement therapy (HRT), is applied inside the vagina to treat the vaginal symptoms of menopause, such as burning, dryness and itching. Topical vaginal estrogens increase the secretion of clear, healthy fluid from the vagina and maintain vulvar and urethral health. Using or applying an estrogen cream relieves or lessens dryness and soreness in the vagina; itching, redness or soreness of the vulva; pain during sexual intercourse.

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