HRT – The different ingredients, brands and strengths availableDownload factsheet
HRT – The different ingredients, brands and strengths available
The following table is designed to help explain the different types of HRT available, including ingredients, brands and
dosage, so that you can better understand the options available to you if your own particular brand or type of HRT is
Women taking estrogen by way of a tablet, including combination tablets, should consider changing to either an estrogen only patch or estrogen gel, combined with either Utrogestan or the Mirena coil, (although it is noted that this can be difficult for women in Scotland who are sometimes unable to obtain Utrogestan), as these tablets pose a small risk of clot.