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May 28, 2018

This episode rounds out our HRT series. We are joined by Dr Deirdre Lundy, Women’s Health Faculty with ICGP, and Dr Shirley McQuade, Medical Director of Dublin Well Woman Centre. We go into detail about the practicalities and potential pitfalls of prescribing HRT, as well as giving some examples of management options for a variety of presentations.

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01:36 Medication Choices

11:25 Breakthrough Bleed

12:16 Stopping HRT

17:27 Review Appointment

19:11 Mirena and Progesterone

21:13 Changing the Dose/Route

25:35 Approach Summary

27:40 GP to GP Referral

31:28 Checklist for Prescribing

32:34 Alternatives to HRT

35:30 "Natural" Products - A Word of Caution


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