Correcting misconceptions about compounding bioidentical hormones: a review of the literature.

Author: Paoletti J.

Publication Year: 2007

Citation: Int J Pharm Compounding 2007;11(4):269-272.

The author proposes that any physician prescribing compounded bioidentical hormones should be aware of current information published in the scientific literature.  There is much published evidence for the safety of bioidentical progesterone and estrogens, compared to their synthetic alternatives.  Unfortunately, some expert advisory groups ignore the published evidence and state opinion rather than fact.