Risks of menopausal androgen supplementation.

  title={Risks of menopausal androgen supplementation.},
  author={Scott M. Slayden},
  journal={Seminars in reproductive endocrinology},
  volume={16 2},
There is increasing interest in the use of menopausal androgen replacement therapy (MART) in symptomatic women undergoing natural or surgical menopause. However, the efficacy of MART in alleviating these symptoms compared to traditional estrogen/progestin hormone replacement therapy remains a subject of debate. Accordingly, attention must be focused on the side-effects of the various MART preparations. The dose, alkylation, and route of administration of these compounds influences the… CONTINUE READING