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Ann Hohenhaus, DVM, DACVIM posted:
Today the FDA issued a warning to women who use a hormone product for menopause and who also have pets. Evamist is applied to the forearm of women as a spray and it seems pets can be secondarily exposed to the hormones in the spray. Exposure to this product has been associated with illness in 2 dogs. For more information click on the link below.[br /]Ann Hohenhaus[br /] [br /][url="http://www.fda.gov/AnimalVeterinary/NewsEvents/CVMUpdates/ucm220420.htm"]http://www.fda.gov/AnimalVeterinary/NewsEvents/CVMUpdates/ucm220420.htm[/url]

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Annie_WebMD_Staff responded:
FDA: Evamist Exposure Risky for Children

http://www.webmd.com/menopause/news/20100730/fda-evamist-exposure-risky-for-children

Here is a new WebMD article about Evamist , the transdermal estrogen spray and its potential effects on children and pets due to skin contact.


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