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Hrt

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Trisha18 Sun 07-Feb-16 10:37:17

Hi there I was started on premique 6.25 10 days ago just wondering how long it will take before I get any relief from these awful hot flushes. I'm really suffering .

NK346f2849X127d8bca260 Sun 07-Feb-16 12:33:14

The menopause matters forum is very informative.

PollyPerky Sun 07-Feb-16 16:08:19

The 'rule' is give it 3 months. TBH pills are now going 'out of fashion'- the latest NICE report recommends transdermal HRT ( patches or gel) for safety and they are also often more effective- the hormones are absorbed better through the skin rather than swallowing a pill when the hormones are lost/ destroyed by digestion.

Have a read about this and maybe in 4-6 weeks talk to your dr about changing types?

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