Guidance on management and prescribing HRT for GPs: Based on NICE guidance 2015 and recent updates.
Dr Imogen Shaw, GPSI Gynaecology, has produced this guide which may be helpful when initiating therapy or to assist in choosing alternative preparations for the treatment of symptoms of the menopause.
Included in this guidance:
- A summary of the 2015 NICE guidance and other relevant studies
- Oestrogens and progestogens used in HRT
- A flow chart to use as a guide in choosing the appropriate treatment
- Possible medications to use – these are the drugs frequently used by the author; alternatives are available.
(This resource was supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Viatris. Viatris has no editorial control over the content.)