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Vaginal ultrasound of the endometrium in postmenopausal women with symptoms of uro genital atrophy on low-dose estrogen or tibolone treatment: a comparison.
One type uses a chemical called tibolone, which is not a true oestrogen but relieves all the symptoms of the menopause and prevents brittle bones.
Although the adverse event data have not been fully analyzed, vaginal bleeding and breast pain occurred significantly less often in tibolone patients than in HT patients.
Tibolone is not yet commercially available in the United States but has been used to treat menopausal symptoms in women in Europe and Asia.
Among the HRT users, 41% were taking estrogen-only preparations, 50% were using estrogen / progestin combinations, and 6% were using tibolone, a steroid with properties similar to those of conventional HRT; 2% were using an unknown type of HRT and 1% other preparations.
WASHINGTON -- The synthetic steroid tibolone is proving to prevent bone loss and to combat hot flashes and vaginal dryness as effectively as hormone replacement therapy in clinical trials, researchers reported at an international symposium on women's health and menopause.
Tibolone (Livial) is an intracrine steroid with estrogenic, progestogenic, and androgenic activities depending upon the various end organs at which it is metabolized.
Tibolone has been studied in the United States in recent years, and the results of a dose-finding clinical trial involving 40 American medical centers show that even relatively low doses clearly prevent bone loss in the early postmenopausal period, said Dr.
Tibolone results in significantly less breast pain than conventional hormone re placement therapy (HRT).
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