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Ginekologia i Poloznictwo
ISSN 1896-3315 e-ISSN 1898-0759

Premenopause ? diagnostic and therapeutic consideration. When to use hormonal therapy, when contraception?


Author(s): Alina Warenik-Szymankiewicz, Radosław Słopień

In the article, the current recommendations for hormonal therapy in climacteric period were described. Criteria for introducing the therapy, indications and contraindications, dosage regiments and administration routes were underlined. Thromboembolic complications and breast cancer risk issues were also carefully discussed. In case of hormonal contraception estrogenprogestagen pills advantages and disadvantages as well as problems with mini pills or levonorgestrel releasing IUDs were presented.