Vasomotor symptoms associated with menopause - often called hot flashes - are associated with significant decreases in quality of life. Join host, Geoff Wall, as he evaluates a novel approach for non-hormonal treatment of hot flashes.
Nitric oxide plays a key role in regulating body temperature in patients with hot flashes. Treatment of hot flashes should continue to be evaluated for novel treatment.
Geoff Wall, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, BCGP
Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Drake University
Internal Medicine/Critical Care, UnityPoint Health
Huang AJ, Cummings SR, Ganz P, et al. Efficacy of Continuous Transdermal Nitroglycerin for Treating Hot Flashes by Inducing Nitrate Cross-tolerance in Perimenopausal and Postmenopausal Women: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Intern Med. Published online June 05, 2023. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2023.1977
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Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based activity, participants should be able to:
1. Discuss the findings of a topical nitroglycerin study
2. Apply a treatment algorithm to individuals with menopausal hot flashes
0.05 CEU/0.5 Hr
Initial release date: 7/10/2023
Expiration date: 7/10/2024
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