Potential strategies to avoid progestogen-induced premenstrual disorders

Menopause International, 05/30/2012

The need to use progestogen to protect the endometrium from the proliferative actions of estrogen can pose insurmountable difficulties in managing premenstrual disorders. In the absence of any really useful evidence, nearly all practice in this area depends on clinician experience. They cannot afford to wait for adequate research evidence to be produced – it never will – and so they must rely on empirical findings, clinical experience, theoretical strategies and common sense.

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