|Hormone Replacement Therapy|
Credits: 1.25 Post-Assessment Questions: 9
Release Date: 5 Oct 2020
Expiration Date: 3 Jun 2021
Last Reviewed: 3 Jun 2020
Estimated Time To Finish: 75 Minutes
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Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is supplementing women with hormones that are lost during the menopausal transition. To relieve the symptoms associated with menopause, conventional HRT includes an estrogen and progesterone component to mimic hormones created by the human ovary. Estrogen therapies are numerous, and include those indigenous to the human ovary, for example, estradiol and estriol. Other estrogenic compounds include conjugated equine estrogen (CEE), the most commonly prescribed estrogen in the United States. They are not identical in their effect on the human body but share the same FDA indications. This activity describes the indications for hormonal replacement therapy and highlights the role of the interprofessional team in managing patients with postmenopausal symptoms.
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Authors: Gina Harper-Harrison
Editors: Meaghan Shanahan
Editors-In-Chief: Scott KinkadeMaximos AttiaTracey Davidoff
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Pharmacy Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Mark Pellegrini
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