AMAG snaps up rights to new med Intrarosa to compete with Pfizer’s Premarin® vaginal cream

Tracy Staton reporting for FiercePharma.com writes as follows.   AMAG Pharmaceuticals has big ambitions for its women’s health business, so it’s snapped up the rights to a new med, Intrarosa, to beef up that portfolio. The company plans to tout Intrarosa’s safety profile to set it apart from established estrogen-based treatments such as Pfizer’s Premarin cream… Continue reading AMAG snaps up rights to new med Intrarosa to compete with Pfizer’s Premarin® vaginal cream

Turn your back on Premarin type drugs and seek alternatives for symptoms of menopause

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and as it draws to a close we urge women to please turn your backs on Premarin type drugs — tablets and cream — and seek another treatment for menopausal symptoms. There are alternatives. Work with your doctor to find something to help you other than drugs made from… Continue reading Turn your back on Premarin type drugs and seek alternatives for symptoms of menopause

Side effects of raising awareness about the Premarin family of drugs and PMU horses

There have been significant side effects to the work we are doing on behalf of the horses affected by the making of the Premarin family of drugs — Premarin (cream and tablet), Prempro, Premphase and Duavee. BILLBOARD Remember our billboard campaign? It’s a simple one. It says, “Warning: Premarin Contains Horse Urine”. We placed these… Continue reading Side effects of raising awareness about the Premarin family of drugs and PMU horses

FDA-Approved Alternatives to Premarin Derivatives – are they safer ?

by JANE ALLIN Contrary to popular belief, the FDA has yet to approve any generic as a substitute for Premarin and its daughter products (i.e. Prempro, Premphase, Duavee). Accordingly no prescription drugs used to treat menopausal symptoms, other than the Premarin family, contain pregnant mare’s urine. However much confusion arises when the subject of HRT… Continue reading FDA-Approved Alternatives to Premarin Derivatives – are they safer ?

People’s Pharmacy: Dr’s troubling advice and Premarin Cream

———- Before I show you what I found in a People’s Pharmacy article, I must ask: Aren’t there plenty of lubricants that women of any age can use? Does a woman of a certain age really need something that a younger woman doesn’t? Premarin Cream to our way of thinking is extremely dangerous business —… Continue reading People’s Pharmacy: Dr’s troubling advice and Premarin Cream

The Quest for a Generic Premarin – A Bitter Pill to Swallow

BY JANE ALLIN The story of the quest for a generic Premarin is an interesting one – one that dates back to the mid 1980’s when the FDA announced that Premarin was effective in combating the bone loss associated with osteoporosis. To this day an Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for a generic version has… Continue reading The Quest for a Generic Premarin – A Bitter Pill to Swallow

Class action lawsuit in Canada says Premarin and Premplus caused breast cancer

The claim that the Premarin family of drugs have carcinogenic properties is not news. However a class action lawsuit is pending in Canada that has the potential of proving this to be true in a high number of cases, revealing important facts and figures previously uncovered. Pfizer are maintaining of course that these drugs do not… Continue reading Class action lawsuit in Canada says Premarin and Premplus caused breast cancer