Why do older women discontinue hormone replacement therapy?

  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},
  volume={10 4},
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


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 17 extracted citations

Influence of menopause on endodontic treatment

João Eduardo, Christine Men, +5 authors Luciano Tavares Angelo

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…