Certainly that’s been the mantra when it comes to hormone replacement in menopause. Since the WHI findings were released in 2002, we’ve all been going lower and lower with estrogen dosing, and finding that, for many women, it’s more than enough to treat the symptoms.
Now, a new low dose formulation of vaginal estrogen, Vagifem 10 ug, approved in Dec 2009, has hit the market. I have to say that I am thrilled to have this option for my patients.(I know, some of you are in shock that I would actually be talking favorably about a new drug, but hey, when they get it right, they get it right.) Read more »
*This blog post was originally published at The Blog that Ate Manhattan*