What are the AHA/ASA guidelines on the use of hormone therapy in postmenopausal women to prevent stroke?

Updated: Jan 10, 2016
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In postmenopausal women, neither hormone therapy (conjugated equine estrogen [CEE] with or without medroxyprogesterone) nor selective estrogen receptor modulators (ie, raloxifene, tamoxifen, tibolone) should be used for primary prevention of stroke. [12]


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