Short term oral estriol treatment restores normal premenopausal vaginal flora to elderly women.

Authors: Yoshimura T, Okamura H.

Publication Year: 2001

Citation: Maturitas 2001;39(3):253-7.

This study looked at short term (14 days) oral estriol (2.0mg/day) treatment for atrophic vaginitis in 59 postmenopausal women aged 50-75 years. The results showed that in the majority of women in the study group the oral estriol restored normal vaginal flora by the end of the treatment period.