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What is the best way to cope with menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats, irritability & poor sleep?

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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Premarin (conjugated estrogens)

Premarian with Provera (if you have uterus), Premarin (conjugated estrogens) (if hysterectomy), is the best for hot flashes.
However, you have to consider the risk for dvt, pe, stroke, heart attack, possible risk for breast cancer. The risk are low, but possible. If the hot flashes are so bad, you may consider this option. Sertraline , clonidine, Gabapentin are other option but not as effective.

In brief: Premarin (conjugated estrogens)

Premarian with Provera (if you have uterus), Premarin (conjugated estrogens) (if hysterectomy), is the best for hot flashes.
However, you have to consider the risk for dvt, pe, stroke, heart attack, possible risk for breast cancer. The risk are low, but possible. If the hot flashes are so bad, you may consider this option. Sertraline , clonidine, Gabapentin are other option but not as effective.
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Dr. Scott Roseff
Fertility Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: HRT

Short term hormone replacement therapy (hrt) generally works best for these symptoms.
Be sure to speak with a qualified gynecologist or reproductive endocrinologist who can best tailor your treatment to your individual needs and situation and see if hrt is right for you.

In brief: HRT

Short term hormone replacement therapy (hrt) generally works best for these symptoms.
Be sure to speak with a qualified gynecologist or reproductive endocrinologist who can best tailor your treatment to your individual needs and situation and see if hrt is right for you.
Dr. Scott Roseff
Dr. Scott Roseff
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