Progestogens Help Manage Menstrual Disorders

Progestogens Help Manage Menstrual Disorders

The use of progesterone and synthetic analogues, the progestogens, in abnormal (dysfunctional) uterine bleeding (AUB) and menstrual disorders including menopausal hormone replacement, is well established. AUB is defined as menstrual bleeding of abnormal amount, duration or schedule. It is common, and accounts for one in three gynaecology clinic visits.1 Dydrogesterone therapy has been shown to be effective in achieving menstrual cycle regularity with neutral effects on sex hormones.

Modern Medicine – Issue 5 2021