alternative options for women taking a combined sequential oral HRT preparation containing 1mg of oestradiol

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Women taking a combined sequential oral HRT preparation containing 1mg of oestradiol, can consider the following alternatives below:

  • Femoston 1/10 1mg oestradiol + 10mg dydrogesterone
  • Elleste Duet (Trade Mark)1mg oestradiol + 1mg norethisterone acetate
  • Novofem 1mg oestradiol + 1 mg norethisterone acetate

  • Or take oestrogen and progestogen separately:
    • Oral oestradiol 1mg and micronised progesterone (taken separately: Utrogestan 200mg orally for 12 days a month at night (cyclical)
    • Or Provera 10mg orally for 12 days a month
    • Or Norethisterone 5mg orally for 12 days a month
    • Or Mirena IUS

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Last edited 04/2022 and last reviewed 05/2022

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