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Pharmacists have an important role in improving patients’ awareness about menopause, MHT options and treatment adherence. They also have a role in assisting prescribers when MHT medicines are in shortage …

Pharmacists now able to substitute alternatives for menopause treatment after a scarcity notification was issued    The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has advised of a shortage of all strengths of …

Know your progestogen from your progestin and progesterone? Bio-identical hormones vs. body-identical? Natural or synthetic treatments? Every woman will be affected by menopause in some way, either via symptoms or …

“There’s a role for every type of hormone therapy, because we are all very different” Menopausal Hormone Therapy (MHT) – previously known as Hormone Replacement Therapy or HRT – can …

A good understanding of the evidence and safety of non-hormonal treatment options for menopausal symptoms is important to guide women in making informed choices that can improve quality of life …

How can pharmacists help women navigate the perimenopause? Carlene McMaugh takes a look Menopause affects all women, and is defined by the end of a woman’s menstrual periods, with the …

Pharmacological treatment for obesity; hormone therapy for postmenopausal women; and mepolizumab in patients with severe asthma… Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Pharmacological Treatment for …

This article describes the treatment options for menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) and looks at the recent evidence about of the risks and benefits of MHT so that pharmacists can make …

Amy Page takes a look at the medicines that can be used to treat women’s symptoms during the perimenopause Menopause usually occurs between the ages of 45 and 55 in …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Pharmacists and patients sharing decisions about medicines: Development and feasibility of a conversation guide This study describes the development …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Vasomotor and physical menopausal symptoms are associated with sleep quality Sleep disturbance is one of the common complaints in …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news A narrative review of the safety concerns of deprescribing in older adults and strategies to mitigate potential harms This …