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Doctor insights on: Replens Warnings And Recalls

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How effective is replens?

How effective is replens?

Very Effective: Replens is a vaginal lubricant that is very safe & effective to make sex less painful.
Lubricate & stimulate makes intercourse
more enjoyable. ...Read more

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What is the function of replens?

What is the function of replens?

Vaginal mositurizer: For chronic vagina;l dryness or to help with intercourse, it treats the symptoms not the cause, you may need vaginal estrogen which is usually very safe so see your gyn. ...Read more

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Can Replens be used in conjunction with Femring?

Can Replens be used in conjunction with Femring?

Yes, but alternate: Replens is designed to replenish vaginal moisture over time and works differently then Femring which replaces the estrogen of the vaginal lining. If you are using Replens for one week or more, then stop it when the Femring is put inside the vagina. I applaud you for trying to do something for "dry" or painful intercourse rather than cessation of sexual activity. ...Read more

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How can I use replens to treat vaginal dryness?

How can I use replens to treat vaginal dryness?

Yes treats the sympt: Symptoms not the diagnosis, you may need vaginal estrogen which if you do not have any contraindications is effective and safe so see your gyn. ...Read more

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Help plz! Can replens help with vaginal dryness?

Yes: Replens is a vaginal mositurizer that is available over the counter. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how replens help with vaginal dryness?

Can you tell me how replens help with vaginal dryness?

Mositurized: Replens is an over the counter vaginal mositurizer. It has a bioadhesive in it which allows it to bind to the tissues in the vagina and help mositurize them. It is hormone free. ...Read more

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Can somebody tell me how can replens help with vaginal dryness?

Replens: Replens is a Glycerin based, estrogen-free, long-lasting vaginal moisturizer that provides immediate alleviation of vaginal dryness symptom. It adheres to the vaginal wall and replenishes moisture for 3 days, allowing you the freedom to be spontaneous with intimacy and making sex less painful. Replens Silky Smooth does not contain glycerin or glycerol but instead is silicone based moisturizer. ...Read more

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Possible for Replens to give you BV? Never had any issues till I started using it for dryness.

Possible for Replens to give you BV? Never had any issues till I started using it for dryness.

Should not: The vaginal moisturizer Replens should not cause vaginal infections such as bacterial vaginosis. It may cause an increase in moisture. After menopause some women experience atrophic vaginitis from the hormonal deficiency. This can be treated with topical estrogen. See an Obgyn for an accurate diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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What to use on vulva on days that you don't use replens.

What to use on vulva on days that you don't use replens.

Unclear: It is not requirement to use products on the vulva. If you are using replens because of vaginal dryness you may want to discuss options with your doctor. Vaginal Estrogen can be helpful for some. Osphena is an oral medication that can help many. See your doctor or schedule a virtual visit to discuss your options ...Read more

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"Me Again" vaginal lubricant, is it good? Is "Replens "better? What is the difference?

"Me Again" vaginal lubricant, is it good? Is "Replens "better? What is the difference?

Here are someā€¦: All forms of lubricating gel including KY jelly will serve well for vaginal penetration as long as being comfortable and not allergic, which could only be told by experience. Besides, as we age, all the mucosa and skin as natural barrier will not tolerate physical irritation as much as in younger age, resulting in postcoital vaginal irritation despite using lubricant. So, overindulgence is not adv ...Read more

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Is it safe to use replens while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to use replens while breastfeeding?

Yes: There are no known contraindications to using replens while nursing. There are no hormones in replens that would get into breastmilk. Check replens. Com for full info. ...Read more

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Can replens help sooth yeast infection? Should I use replens while I have a yeast infection?

Can replens help sooth yeast infection? Should I use replens while I have a yeast infection?

Unsure: Replens probably will not have an impact on yeast either way.

One in ten women have yeast infections over and over and would benefit from treatment and suppression to prevent the recurrences. ...Read more

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Gyno thought I had YI. Told her I had just used replens 2 days before. Sent sample off and it came bk + for BV. Could replens give a false positive?

Gyno thought I had YI. Told her I had just used replens 2 days before. Sent sample off and it came bk + for BV. Could replens give a false positive?

BV testing: Replens should not cause a false positive result on a BV test. It sounds like your gynecologist saw vaginal discharge and sent off testing to determine the cause. If vaginal discharge was present and the test confirmed bacterial vaginosis then this is likely an accurate diagnosis regardless of previous medications used. BV is extremely common and treatable with antibiotics ...Read more

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Can replens cause yeast infection?

Can replens cause yeast infection?

Vaginal candida: This vaginal moisturizer will not cause yeast infection, but by altering the acidity and other features of the normal vaginal tissues it may potentially increase the likelihood that yeasts (candida albicans) may grow out. ...Read more

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Can replens trigger a yeast infection?

Not usually: This vaginal lubricant could theoretically predispose to secondary yeast infections by changing the vaginal acidity and other secretions, but will not usually cause yeast infection. ...Read more

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Does replens give someone a yeast infection?

Does replens give someone a yeast infection?

Yeast infection: This vaginal lubricant is not likely to induce a yeast infection directly. If it significantly alters the acidity of the vagina, or changes other physiologic parameters it may make the yeast more likely to invade and produce symptoms. ...Read more

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I have dryness from birth control. Which is better to use- replens or luvena?

I have dryness from birth control. Which is better to use- replens or luvena?

Luvena: I would personally recommend Luvena. However please take advice from your physician before making the decision. ...Read more

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Can Replens cause cystitis-type symptoms or bladder spasms (urine culture is negative)?

Can Replens cause cystitis-type symptoms or bladder spasms (urine culture is negative)?

Here are some. ..: Disregarding the wonderful side effect profile of a drug, you should stop using Replens now; then, wait and see if the described symptoms are tolerable to you and you're getting better slowly but surely day by day. If not resolved as wished and expected, see Doc timely for evaluation, confirmation, and counseling for the future. ...Read more

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Can replens cause a strong vaginal odor and strong urine smell?

Can replens cause a strong vaginal odor and strong urine smell?

Possible but...: Any chemical may carry its unique odor after mixing with natural vaginal fluid which even varies among individuals; it's of no exception for replens. So, to verify your concern, it's no harm to smell the area with using it or with using simple KY jelly or without using it so you can smell the difference and draw a conclusion.

Best wishes... ...Read more

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Can astroglide or replens help relieve pain during intercourse?

Can astroglide or replens help relieve pain during intercourse?

Pain: Yes to astroglide. Not familiar with replens so can't provide information. Www. Peedoc. Com @drhtay. ...Read more

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Can you use replens long lasting moisturizer before sex and if so will it cause an irritation or infection?

Can you use replens long lasting moisturizer before sex and if so will it cause an irritation or infection?

Yes, you can: I wouldn't put it in just before intercourse is started as it will be messier then usual and for "dining out" events, it won't taste very good. Thus use Replens at least 24 hours ahead to allow absorption to occur. ...Read more

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Is replens (vaginal moisturizer) sperm friendly? Or would it be more harmful when ttc?

Is replens (vaginal moisturizer) sperm friendly? Or would it be more harmful when ttc?

May not be: The commercial product pre-seed has been found to be sperm friendly. Actually squibbs brand mineral oil and canola oil are friendly as lubricants. ...Read more

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Will replens vaginal moisturizer affect ability to get pregnant? Help? Prevent?

Will replens vaginal moisturizer affect ability to get pregnant? Help? Prevent?

Most likely not: Replens normally doesn't affect sperm survivability. Also preceed mineral oil, and canola oil have not been found to compromise sperm when used as a lubricant. ...Read more

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Hi Dr. Will using replens while breastfeeding harm my baby or drop my milk supply at all?

Hi Dr. Will using replens while breastfeeding harm my baby or drop my milk supply at all?

It should be fine: Nursing usually increases the need for lubrication and replens will not interfere with it. ...Read more