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Trans Women Can Fill Their Estrogen Prescriptions–For Now

October 11, 2016

(Wired) – She went home empty-handed, called a pharmacist friend, and found out the truth: there were no refills. Not for her, not for anyone, because of a nationwide shortage of injectable estrogen. As of a few days ago, the drug deficit appears to be recovering. But the US government regulates estrogen for trans women using weird, wonky rules, so while injectable estrogen might be available now, the supply is unstable.

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