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How much estrogen is needed to prevent and treat osteoporosis?

With estrogen-replacement therapy, or ERT, the dose of estrogen needed to prevent and treat osteoporosis is the equivalent of 0.625 mg conjugated estrogen daily, given for 21 to 25 days each month.
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