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

Premarin regrets revisited

USDA Image PMU Horses

Just a little over two years ago, we published a post entitled "Premarin Regrets." The article is written by Ron Wilson, son of Dr. Robert A. Wilson who wrote the popular book "Feminine Forever" which became a springboard for the sale of the idea of menopause as a disease and its remedy Premarin®. In a… Continue reading Premarin regrets revisited

Horse lovers ask physicians not to prescribe the Premarin® family of drugs

Horse lovers around the world are banding together asking physicians not to prescribe the Premarin® family of drugs to their patients. March for PMU Horses, a month of intensified campaigning initiated by the Int'l Fund for Horses on behalf of the mares and foals exploited for the production of Premarin®, Prempro® and a similar drug… Continue reading Horse lovers ask physicians not to prescribe the Premarin® family of drugs

March for PMUs with the Int’l Fund for Horses

Rescued Premarin Foals. Image by Vivian Grant Farrell.

MAKE A TAX DEDUCTIBLE DONATION Since 2009, we have chosen a horse welfare issue, and focused heavily on it for the entire month of March. You may remember our March for Wild Horses and March Against Horse Slaughter campaigns and the significant impact they had. This year we are concentrating on the horses abused and… Continue reading March for PMUs with the Int’l Fund for Horses