Pharmacokinetics of Estrogens and Hormone Replacement Therapy

Abstract

Various estrogen preparations can be used in hormone replacement therapy for peri- and postmenopausal women. Different progestagens can be combined with these estrogens and different methods of administration, different dosages and administration schemes can be used. The pharmacokinetics can vary greatly in the same treatment according to the individual …

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Older Men Are as Responsive as Young Men to the Anabolic Effects of Graded Doses of Testosterone on the Skeletal Muscle

Authors

Shalender Bhasin, Linda Woodhouse, Richard Casaburi, Atam B. Singh, Ricky Phong Mac, Martin Lee, Kevin E. Yarasheski, Indrani Sinha-Hikim, Connie Dzekov, Jeanne Dzekov, Lynne Magliano and Thomas W. Storer.

Source

The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism; (2005); Vol. 90, No. 2 678-688.

Although testosterone levels and muscle mass decline …

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Oral and transdermal estrogens both lower plasma total homocysteine in male-to-female transsexuals

Authors

Giltay EJ; Verhoef P; Gooren LJ; Geleijnse JM; Schouten EG; Stehouwer CD

Department of Human Nutrition and Epidemiology, Wageningen University, P.O. Box 8129, Netherlands. giltay@dds.nl.

Source

Atherosclerosis 2003 May;168(1):139-46 (ISSN: 0021-9150)

Plasma total homocysteine (tHcy) levels are on average lower in women versus …

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