by JANE ALLIN New Study Another new study published September 12, 2017 in the Journal of the American Medical Society (JAMA) has made headlines claiming that HRT is not the villain it was once thought to be. Per the investigators, a statistical review of the results of the damning 2002 WHI study showed that the… Continue reading New study damns results of WHI report on Premarin family of drugs
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
PMU Horses win two awesome new friends
Jane Allin and I, together with you, have been championing the cause of PMU horses for over a decade. PMU horses are mares kept continually pregnant in order to collect their estrogen rich urine to make drugs like Prempro, Premarin and Duavee for the easing of menopausal symptoms. A tragic offshoot of this process are… Continue reading PMU Horses win two awesome new friends
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
PMU Mares and Foals – Revenue Tools at the Mercy of Big Pharma
by JANE ALLIN While it may seem that reports on the operations of Pfizer and their misguided, yet continued, use of conjugated equine estrogens to counteract the effects of menopause and osteoporosis has little to do with the plight of the horses at the center of this industry, this is furthest from the truth. Each… Continue reading PMU Mares and Foals – Revenue Tools at the Mercy of Big Pharma
Pfizer continues to promote conjugated equine estrogen drugs based on flawed, antiquated science
by JANE ALLIN Image: Allposters.com Science has given us medical miracles and technology is light years ahead of what existed when the FDA approved Wyeth’s patent for Premarin, formulated from the urine of pregnant mares, in 1942. In reflecting back on the years since that fateful event, cutting-edge technology and drug innovations have been pivotal… Continue reading Pfizer continues to promote conjugated equine estrogen drugs based on flawed, antiquated science
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
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
Pfizer pharms and Premarin generics: who’s tapping whose PMUs?
Makers of generic Premarin are looking to move in on Pfizer's contracted PMU ranchers In May Tuesday's Horse reported that the announced job cuts by Pfizer at their estrogen extraction plant in Manitoba is not expected to affect PMU ranchers in Canada and no closures are anticipated. Premarin® and Prempro® are made with the estrogen… Continue reading Pfizer pharms and Premarin generics: who’s tapping whose PMUs?