It is prescribed: For the treatment of problems due to a deficiency in oestrogens linked to the menopause. It is hormone replacement therapy or HRT.
For the prevention of post-menopausal osteoporosis for women with an increased risk of fracture and showing either an intolerance or a contraindication to other treatments employed in the prevention of osteoporosis. The choice of this treatment should be discussed with the doctor.
Experience of this treatment in women above 65 years of age is limited.