Why do older women discontinue hormone replacement therapy?

@article{Regan2001WhyDO,
  title={Why do older women discontinue hormone replacement therapy?},
  author={Meredith M. Regan and Sarah K. Emond and M J Attardo and Richard A Parker and Susan L. Greenspan},
  journal={Journal of women's health & gender-based medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={343-50}
}
Postmenopausal women who choose hormone replacement therapy (HRT) often discontinue this therapy within 1 year. Few studies have considered why older women (aged > or =65 years) discontinue therapy. To investigate this question and its relationship to HRT-related side effects, we analyzed data collected during the 3-month open-label (active HRT and alendronate placebo) run-in phase of a clinical trial for osteoporosis prevention and treatment in older women. Among women discontinuing the trial… CONTINUE READING

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