Which clinical history findings may be contraindications for menopausal hormone replacement therapy (HRT)?

Updated: Sep 13, 2021
  • Author: Nicole K Banks, MD; Chief Editor: Richard Scott Lucidi, MD, FACOG  more...
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No absolute contraindications of hormone therapy have been established. However, HT is relatively contraindicated in certain clinical situations, such as patients with the following findings:

Note that many clinicians do not prescribe HT for women with a previous history of breast or endometrial cancer.


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