How much is HRT every month?

The cost of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) can vary quite a bit from person to person. Some of the main factors that influence the monthly cost include:
Type of hormones used
- Estrogen, testosterone, progesterone - different formulations and doses can impact cost
- Brand name vs generic hormones

Route of administration
- Oral pills, patches, gels/creams, injections
- Self-administered vs professionally administered

Additional medications
- Testosterone blockers, 5-alpha reductase inhibitors may be added for transgender women
- Lab work for monitoring hormone levels

Doctor visits
- Initial consultation and follow up appointments
- Bloodwork and other diagnostic tests

Insurance coverage
- Those with insurance coverage will have lower out-of-pocket costs
- Uninsured patients pay full sticker price

On average, the monthly cost of HRT ranges from:

Those prices do not include doctor visit and lab fees, which can add several hundred dollars more per year.

Some money-saving tips for HRT:

I sincerely hope this breakdown gives you a better idea of the typical monthly costs associated with hormone replacement therapy. Please don't hesitate to reach out with any other questions!

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