Testosterone replacement in menopause – BMS Toolkit for Clinicians
The British Menopause Society has this month released a Tools for Clinicals publication entitled Testosterone replacement in menopause.
Authored by Mr Nick Panay, Consultant Gynaecologist, Imperial College Healthcare & Chelsea and Westminster Hospitals, London; Trustee and Past Chairman – British Menopause Society; General Secretary, International Menopause Society and former Editor-in Chief Climacteric, The Journal of the IMS, in collaboration with the medical advisory council of the British Menopause Society this clearly written and concise summary reflects the latest in clinical use recommendations for clinicians in day-to-day practice.
Available online the document provides guidance on:
- Role of T in women
- Impact of T deficiency
- Other effects of T in post menopausal women
- FADS / HSDD / FSIAD
- T assays – measurement and interpretation of results
- Indications for T use in women
- UK available options
- How to and response management
- Potential adverse effects
- When to avoid and cautions
- Suggested reading