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Injectible Estrogen Shortage In U.S. Threatens Trans Women

It's feared some women will turn to the black market to get hormone treatments.
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Trans Women Can Fill Their Estrogen Prescriptions—For Now

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Trans Women Are Dealing With a Pharma Nightmare

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Transgender Women Are Facing A Devastating Shortage Of Injectable Estrogen

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Thousands of transgender women nationwide are facing a shortage of injectable estrogen after the manufacturer lost supply of a key ingredient and the Food and Drug Administration has failed to approve a new supplier. Originally, the...

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18 months ago, injectable estrogen at the 40 mg dosage—the highest dosage and the most frequently prescribed to trans women—went on shortage and never returned to market.


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