How should menopausal hormone replacement therapy (HRT) be dosed?

Updated: Sep 13, 2021
  • Author: Nicole K Banks, MD; Chief Editor: Richard Scott Lucidi, MD, FACOG  more...
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Estrogens and progestogens should be used at the lowest dosages and for the shortest durations necessary to achieve symptomatic relief. Dosages and durations may vary greatly among individual patients. Low-dose regimens may lower the risk of serious adverse effects. The overriding maxim is that treatment must always be individualized and reviewed.

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