FOR DEBATE: ESTRIOL E3 AS PART OF OPTIMAL HRT

The FDA in January issued a circular   warning about false claims for estriol and other BioIdentical Hormone Therapy, citing a citizen petition by Wyeth. 
The FDA has been criticised for “banning” estriol, but it sets the record straight on it’s website.

  However, FDA concedes that it has never received any aderse effect reports about estriol – merely the gripes from the Drug Industry about competition..
In the recent scientific literature  ie Medline, there are no serious adverse events or side-effects reported in the 8 trials of Estriol listed. Nor any case reports of SAEs related to estriol use.

Olivia A.M. Franks, ND and Jonathan V. Wright, MD,  Life Extension Scientific Advisory Board Member   Magazine August 2008 review :  Estriol: Its Weakness is Its Strength
Estriol, an estrogen that has virtually been ignored by the mainstream medical community, is one of the three principal estrogens produced by the body. Estriol was originally thought to have little significance due to its weak estrogenic activity when compared with estrone and estradiol. Nonetheless, research has found that its weakness may very well be its strength…  read on

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One response to “FOR DEBATE: ESTRIOL E3 AS PART OF OPTIMAL HRT

  1. I’m taking estradiol patch 0.05 mg a day..I’m 55 and I feel so great I can’t belive it..Is there a danger in this drug….

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