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Active Ingredient(s): Ospemifene
FDA Approved: February 26, 2013
Pharm Company: SHIONOGI INC
Category: Women's Health / Fertility

Osphena Overview

Ospemifene (commercial name Osphena produced by Shionogi) is an oral medication indicated for the treatment of dyspareunia– pain during sexual intercourse– encountered by some women, more often in those who are post-menopausal. Ospemifene is a selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM)[1] acting similarly to an estrogen on the vaginal epithelium, building vaginal wall thickness which in turn reduces the pain associated with dyspareunia. Dyspareunia is most commonly caused by "vu...

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Osphena Why the bias???
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Can't understand the bias from the makers of Osphena. The cost is prohibitive yet and don't ask me why but if you have private insurance even though they won't cover the drug Osphena offers DEEP discounts. If however you have Medicare or Medicaid you don't qualify for any discounts EVEN though we would ALL be willing to pay out of pocket if it works. I speak from experience. I can't try it under the same DEEP discount???? What women over 65 don't enjoy having intercourse?? Or disabled women?? If it worked I would be willing to pay the 177. per month so why can't I get the same benefits???? ## Hello, Luanne! How are you? I'm very sorry about the problem you've run into. However, that limitation is not actually one imposed by the manufacturers, but by t...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Tablet: 60mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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Osphena Why the bias??? Can't understand the bias from the makers of Osphena. The cost is prohibitive yet and don't ask me why but if yo... 2 replies