Call for a return of HRT options

Women are turning to inappropriate and potentially dangerous therapies for menopausal symptoms, as a result of dwindling options for HRT in Australia, experts warn.

The current president and 11 past presidents of the Australasian Menopause Society have called on the Federal Government to urgently return proven HRT preparations to the PBS, and remove the black-box warnings.

“At a time when reanalysis of research has led to a much more favourable profile for the majority of healthy women to use HRT for debilitating symptoms around the time of