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Medline ® Abstract for Reference 24

of 'Preparations for menopausal hormone therapy'

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Compounded Bioidentical Hormones in Endocrinology Practice: An Endocrine Society Scientific Statement.
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Santoro N, Braunstein GD, Butts CL, Martin KA, McDermott M, Pinkerton JV
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J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2016 Apr;101(4):1318-43.
 
This Scientific Statement finds that there is no rationale for routine prescribing of unregulated, untested, and potentially harmful custom compounded bioidentical hormone therapies.
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Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology (N.S.) and Medicine (M.M.), University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado 80045; Department of Medicine (G.D.B.), Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048; Program Leadership (C.L.B.), Biogen, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142; Department of Medicine (K.A.M.), Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114; and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (J.V.P.), Midlife Health, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908.
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