Progestogens in hormonal replacement therapy: new molecules, risks, and benefits.

Author: Sitruk-Ware R.

Publication Year: 2002

Citation: Menopause 2002;9(1):6-15.

The classifications of various progestogens (natural and synthetic) are reviewed in terms of their risks and benefits. This review clearly elucidates the differences in the mode of action of various synthetic progestins as well as progesterone.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11791081