Purchasers of Premarin, Prempro, or Premphase in California between Jan 1995 and Jan 2003 could get money from class action settlement

Mutli image Premarin artwork for Tuesday's Horse.

SAN DIEGO, May 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The following is being released in the matter of Krueger v. Wyeth, Inc. et al, by Wyeth and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc. and the law firms of Rushall & McGeever, Beasley Allen, P.C., and Gary Holt & Associates, P.A. (Counsel for the Plaintiff-Class). Counsel for the Plaintiff-Class has reached a class action Settlement in the amount of $200… Continue reading Purchasers of Premarin, Prempro, or Premphase in California between Jan 1995 and Jan 2003 could get money from class action settlement

Breast cancer, menopause and yes, rhubarb

Rhubarb. Image from LiveStrong.com.

by JANE ALLIN October is National Breast Cancer Month. What better opportunity to remind women of the dangers posed by the use of HRT and the inherent cruelty foisted upon the innocent mares and their foals by the PMU industry? Despite advances in medical technology over the years, Pfizer continues to promote their conjugated equine… Continue reading Breast cancer, menopause and yes, rhubarb

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

Pushing Premarin: Big Pharma, Big Bucks — Part 2

by JANE ALLIN Safety: Big Pharma, Bad Medicine Despite Pfizer’s aggressive marketing strategies, the sad fact is that these drugs derived from horse urine are the same drugs they always were – the drugs that took the lives of thousands of unsuspecting women and continue to exploit and abuse the PMU mares and their foals.… Continue reading Pushing Premarin: Big Pharma, Big Bucks — Part 2

Why in the heck use pregnant mare’s urine to relieve menopausal symptoms?

Draft foal suckling.

Jane Allin tells us the history of Premarin—the hormone replacement therpay drug for the treatment of menopausal symptoms—in timeline format. It is riveting reading and explains a lot. Did you know that the first estrogen replacement product marketed in the US ― called Emmenin ― was made from the urine of pregnant women? The year… Continue reading Why in the heck use pregnant mare’s urine to relieve menopausal symptoms?

March for Premarin Horses starts right here, right now

Welcome to the month of March, a time of year when we focus on a key horse welfare issue for the entire month. This year we are marching once again for Premarin Horses. Let's get started. A particular item to note is that Aprela ― after many years ― was finally approved by the FDA.… Continue reading March for Premarin Horses starts right here, right now

Say no to Pfizer’s DUAVEE® and yes to safer alternatives

by JANE ALLIN News of the FDA’s approval of Pfizer’s new combination drug – DUAVEE® – for the treatment of menopausal symptoms and prevention of osteoarthritis has traveled fast around the globe as have the myths surrounding it. An online article originating in the UK is riddled with untruths and outright lies claiming that DUAVEE®… Continue reading Say no to Pfizer’s DUAVEE® and yes to safer alternatives

Horse pee reduces breast cancer risk. Say what?

The undying pursuit of trying to find goodness in the devil incarnate BY JANE ALLIN Yet again another study attempting to promote the benefits of conjugated equine estrogen (CEE) derived HRT. Or should I use the “new” acronym – MHT – or menopausal hormone treatment? No doubt more propaganda to distance the facts from the… Continue reading Horse pee reduces breast cancer risk. Say what?

Will women have short memories about HRT? Pharma hopes so

HRT Horse Artwork created by Martha Rosenberg.

As a new generation of women approach menopause, will the HRT lessons of the 1970s and 2000's be lost amid Pharma's marketing again? Martha Rosenberg has been writing intelligently and cohesively about the issues surrounding the Premarin® family of drugs for a good while, and we are very grateful to her. Rosenberg has penned another… Continue reading Will women have short memories about HRT? Pharma hopes so

Premarin and Prempro: The consequences of deception – A litany of litigation

Pfizer- Wyeth Marriage Made in Heaven Cartoon. Martha Rosenberg. Click to Enlarge.

Written by JANE ALLIN In early July of 2002 the alarming news of the National Institutes of Health Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) study sent shock waves through the medical and scientific communities. Wyeth’s hormone combination replacement therapies (e.g. Prempro®), long believed to provide cardiovascular benefits to the millions of menopausal women who took them, now… Continue reading Premarin and Prempro: The consequences of deception – A litany of litigation