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Menopause & HRT

08/10/2006

Question:

... Is the estrogen patch a combination of both estrogen & Progesterone?... if so what are the milligrams of the combination?...

Answer:

There are different brands of hormone patches.  Some contain estrogen only and some contain both estrogen and a progestin.  They come in different doses so that they can be tailored to a woman's symptoms.

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Response by:

Margery   Gass, MD Margery Gass, MD
Formely, Professor, Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati