The new drug Duavee (DEW-ah-vee) and new guidelines will raise questions about how to treat menopausal symptoms

The new drug Duavee (DEW-ah-vee) and new guidelines will raise questions about how to treat menopausal symptoms.

Estrogen still works best. Continue to recommend using the lowest dose and shortest duration...and adding a progestin to reduce the risk of endometrial hyperplasia for women with a uterus.

Duavee is conjugated estrogens 0.45 mg plus bazedoxifene 20 mg...for treating moderate to severe hot flashes and preventing osteoporosis.

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