How best is to discontinue postmenopausal hormone therapy: Immediate or tapered?

Aslan E., Bagis T., Kilicdag E. B. , Tarim E., Erkanli S. , Kuscu E.

MATURITAS, vol.56, no.1, pp.78-83, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 56 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2006.06.006
  • Title of Journal : MATURITAS
  • Page Numbers: pp.78-83
  • Keywords: hormone therapy, discontinuing, immediate, tapering, hot flushes, QUALITY-OF-LIFE, HOT FLASHES, BREAST-CANCER, PREDICTORS, PROGESTIN, TRIAL, HEART


Background: To evaluate the differences between the immediate and tapered cessation protocols of hormone therapy in terms of recurrence of menopausal symptoms.