Estrogen

Book
In: StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2022 Jan.
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Excerpt

Estrogen is a steroid hormone associated with the female reproductive organs and is responsible for developing female sexual characteristics. Estrogen or estradiol is the most common form of estrogen hormone for FDA-approved treatment as hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in managing symptoms associated with menopause. Furthermore, this activity will highlight the mechanism of action, adverse event profile, off-label uses, administration and dosing, monitoring, and relevant interactions pertinent for interprofessional team members.

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