Hormone replacement therapy

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: (Published 24 August 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:435

A dosage given in the final paragraph of this editorial by John C Stevenson and Malcolm I Whitehead (20 July, pp 113-4) was wrong. In recommending that the starting dose of oestrogen is kept low in women aged over 60, the authors suggest 1 mg oral (or 25 μg [not 50 μg] transdermal) estradiol 17β.


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