Hormone Replacement and Osteoporosis Topic Guide

Hormone Replacement and Osteoporosis Hormone Replacement and Osteoporosis:

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and estrogen replacement therapy (ERT) is often used in treating the bone loss disease osteoporosis. The treatment, designed for postmenopausal women, helps stop bone loss and helps some patients to even regain some bone.

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Medications:

ibandronate Ibandronate

Ibandronate is a bisphosphonate (bis FOS fo nayt) medicine that alters bone formation and breakdown in the body. This can slow bone loss and may help prevent...learn more »

estradiol vaginal (local) Estradiol Vaginal (local)

Estradiol is a form of estrogen, a female sex hormone that regulates many processes in the body...learn more »

conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone Conjugated Estrogens And Medroxyprogesterone

Estrogen is a female sex hormone produced by the ovaries. Estrogen is necessary for many processes in the body. Conjugated estrogens are a mixture of estro...learn more »

esterified estrogens and methyltestosterone Esterified Estrogens And Methyltestosterone

Esterified estrogens are female sex hormones produced by the ovaries...learn more »

ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone (HRT) Ethinyl Estradiol And Norethindrone (HRT)

Ethinyl estradiol is a form of estrogen. Estrogen is a female sex hormone necessary for many processes in the body...learn more »

etidronate Etidronate

Etidronate is a bisphosphonate (bis FOS fo nayt) medicine that alters bone formation and breakdown in the body. This can slow bone loss and may help prevent ...learn more »

estropipate Estropipate

Estropipate is a form of estrogen, a female sex hormone produced by the ovaries. Estrogen is necessary for many processes in the body...learn more »

esterified estrogens Esterified Estrogens

Estrogen is a female sex hormone produced by the ovaries. Estrogen is necessary for many processes in the body...learn more »

conjugated estrogens (oral) Conjugated Estrogens (oral)

Estrogen is a female sex hormone produced by the ovaries. Estrogen is necessary for many processes in the body...learn more »

estradiol transdermal Estradiol Transdermal

Estradiol is a form of estrogen, a female sex hormone produced by the ovaries. Estrogen is necessary for many processes in the body...learn more »

estradiol vaginal (systemic) Estradiol Vaginal (systemic)

Estradiol is a form of estrogen, a female sex hormone that regulates many processes in the body...learn more »

estradiol topical (for use on skin) Estradiol Topical (for Use On Skin)

Estradiol is a form of estrogen, a female sex hormone that regulates many processes in the body...learn more »

calcium carbonate Calcium Carbonate

Calcium is a mineral that is found naturally in foods. Calcium is necessary for many normal functions of the body, especially bone formation and maintenance....learn more »