HRT dosage?

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After a hysterectomy &bso I ve just been prescribed evorel 25mg patches. How do I know if this dosage will be enough? I asked my gyno and she said it's just one dosage for everyone! But I know there are different sizes, my doctor wants to see me in 3 weeks to go through all the side effects so it sounds like he don't want me on them in the first place. I m 49 and definately want to have them for at least 3 years.

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    Hello. Your own doctor may decide to do a blood test to assess the hormone level in your blood stream but from what I can remember they usually start you on the lowest dose and if you start having menopausal symptoms increase the dose. It's a bit of trial and error really.
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    Hi Gail. My dr said after 45 they start you with the lowest dose and see if this stops symptoms and will then increase until it does. Up til 45 they give you a higher dose as its premature menopause then. My dr said I can be on a reduced dose once I reach 50 til im 60 if that's what I choose. The guidelines are so wooly or all these drs would be advising the same.!
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