Talk

Advanced search

Mumsnet has not checked the qualifications of anyone posting here. If you have any medical concerns do consult your GP.

unimpressed with HRT so far

(6 Posts)
Nancy66 Tue 04-Mar-14 12:17:37

taking oestrogel and been on it for 10 days and still feel as shit as I did before.

jaffacakesallround Tue 04-Mar-14 14:04:32

10 days? You have to give all HRT 3 months.

Nancy66 Tue 04-Mar-14 14:35:45

3 months? jesus another 3 months of feeling like this sad

jaffacakesallround Tue 04-Mar-14 18:58:01

Might not take 3 months but you do need to give it time to get into your system.

Try increasing the dose for a week and see if that works.

willyhaschips Wed 05-Mar-14 09:58:21

My first dose of HRT didn't have much effect but I really felt it almost immediately once the doctor upped it. Also, I think the effects are cumulative and just keep building up and up. Four months on I feel like my old self again smile

itwillbebetter Fri 07-Mar-14 14:38:10

How many pumps are you having OP?

I started on 2 a day and felt worse after 2 weeks (although I was on a different HRT before that so I think 2 pumps actually equaled a lower dose than I was previously used to iyswim)

I pretty rapidly went up to 4 pumps and that improved things.

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now