Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)

Comparison table containing key information on HRT preparations.

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT)
SYSTEMIC
TypeBrandOestrogenProgestogenFormulationBleedRX*Cost
Sequential combined therapy Climagest Estradiol (1mg, 2mg) Norethisterone (1mg) Tabs M 2 £5.51
Clinorette Estradiol (2mg, 2mg) Norethisterone (1mg) Tabs M 2 £3.08
Cyclo-progynova Estradiol (2mg) Norgestrel (500mcg) Tabs M 2 £3.11
Elleste Duet Estradiol (1mg, 2mg) Norethisterone (1mg) Tabs M 2 £3.07
Evorel Sequi Estradiol (50mcg) Norethisterone (170mcg) Patches M 2 £11.09
Femoston Estradiol (1mg, 2mg) Dydrogesterone (10mg) Tabs M 2 £5.39
FemSeven Sequi Estradiol (50mcg) Levonorgestrel (10mcg) Patches M 2 £13.18
Novofem Estradiol (1mg) Norethisterone (1mg) Tabs M 2 £3.81
Prempak-C Conj. oestr (625mcg, 1.25mg) Norgestrel (150mcg) Tabs M 2 £2.08, £2.47
Tridestra Estradiol (2mg) Medroxyprogesterone (20mg) Tabs Q 2 £6.83
Trisequens Estradiol (2mg, 2mg, 1mg) Norethisterone (1mg) Tabs M 2 £3.70
TypeBrandOestrogenProgestogenFormulationBleedRX*Cost
Continuous combined therapy Angeliq Estradiol (1mg) Drospirenone (2mg) Tabs X 1 £9.67
Climesse Estradiol (2mg) Norethisterone (700mcg) Tabs X 1 £9.92
Elleste Duet Conti Estradiol (2mg) Norethisterone (1mg) Tabs X 1 £5.67
Evorel Conti Estradiol (50mcg) Norethisterone (170mcg) Patches X 1 £13.00
Femoston Conti Estradiol (500mcg, 1mg) Dydrogesterone (2.5mg, 5mg) Tabs X 1 £8.14
FemSeven Conti Estradiol (50mcg) Levonorgestrel (7mcg) Patches X 1 £15.48
Indivina Estradiol (1mg, 2mg) Medroxyprogesterone (2.5mg, 5mg) Tabs X 1 £6.86
Kliofem Estradiol (2mg) Norethisterone (1mg) Tabs X 1 £3.81
Kliovance Estradiol (1mg) Norethisterone (500mcg) Tabs X 1 £4.40
Nuvelle Continuous Estradiol (2mg) Norethisterone (1mg) Tabs X 1 £6.33
Premique Low Dose Conj. oestr (300mcg) Medroxyprogesterone (1.5mg) Tabs X 1 £2.17
Premique Conj. oestr (625mcg) Medroxyprogesterone (5mg) Tabs X 1 £3.54
TypeBrandOestrogenProgestogenFormulationBleedRX*Cost
Gonadomimetic Livial Tibolone (2.5mg) Tabs X 1 £10.36
TypeBrandOestrogenProgestogenFormulationBleedRX*Cost
Unopposed oestrogen (if uterus is intact an adjunctive progestogen must be used) Bedol Estradiol (2mg) Tabs 1 £1.69
Climaval Estradiol (1mg, 2mg) Tabs 1 £2.94
Elleste Solo Estradiol (1mg, 2mg) Tabs 1 £1.69
Elleste Solo MX Estradiol (40mcg, 80mcg) Patches 1

£5.19,
£5.99

Estraderm MX Estradiol (25mcg, 50mcg, 75mcg, 100mcg) Patches 1

£5.50,
£5.51, £6.42, £6.66

Estradot Estradiol (25mcg, 37.5mcg, 50mcg, 75mcg, 100mcg) Patches 1 £4.99, £5.00, £5.02, £5.83, £6.06
Evorel Estradiol (25mcg, 50mcg, 75mcg, 100mcg) Patches 1 £3.42, £3.88, £4.12, £4.28
FemSeven Estradiol (50mcg, 75mcg, 100mcg) Patches 1 £6.04, £6.98, £7.28
Hormonin Estriol/Estradiol/Oestrone (1 strength) Tabs 1 £2.64
Oestrogel Estradiol (0.06%) Gel 1 £4.20
Premarin Conj. oestr (300mcg, 625mcg, 1.25mg) Tabs 1 £2.02, £1.34, £1.19
Progynova Estradiol (1mg, 2mg) Tabs 1 £2.43
Progynova TS Estradiol (50mcg, 100mcg) Patches 1 £6.30, £6.90
Sandrena Estradiol (500mcg, 1mg) Gel 1 £5.08, £5.85
Zumenon Estradiol (1mg, 2mg) Tabs 1 £2.30
TypeBrandOestrogenProgestogenFormulationBleedRX*Cost
Adjunctive progestogen Climanor Medroxyprogesterone (5mg) Tabs 1 £3.27
Mirena Levonorgestrel (20mcg/24hrs) IUS 1 £1.69
Utrogestan Progesterone (100mg, 200mg) Caps 1 £4.28, £4.10
TypeBrandOestrogenProgestogenFormulationBleedRX*Cost
LOCAL
Oestrogen only Estring Estradiol (7.5mcg) Vaginal ring 1
Generic prep Estriol (0.01%) Vaginal cream 1
Ovestin Cream Estriol (0.1%) Vaginal cream 1
Vagifem Estradiol (10mcg) Vaginal tabs 1

Bleed: M=Monthly; Q=Quarterly; X=No bleed *Combination packs incur multiple prescription charges Cost=28 days


 

KEYWORDS: Estrogen