The checkered history of Pfizer’s Premarin family of drugs

The drugs The name Premarin® spells out in its name what it is made from — PREgant MAres uRINe. Pfizer's Premarin® family of hormone replacement therapy drugs of today includes not only Premarin®, but also similarly manufactured pharmaceuticals — marketed at various times — under the names Prempro®, Premphase®, Provera® and later Aprela® (originally called… Continue reading The checkered history of Pfizer’s Premarin family of drugs

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

Premarin 2019 Year in Review

Mutli image Premarin artwork for Tuesday's Horse.

JANUARY 2019 FDA denies Pfizer Petition asking for new method of assessing Premarin generics The FDA has denied a citizen petition from Pfizer calling on the agency to use the company’s method for assessing sameness in generics for its estrogen drug Premarin (conjugated “equine” estrogens). Pfizer had appealed to the FDA to force sponsors of… Continue reading Premarin 2019 Year in Review

Premarin Mares and Foals: Aprela, the Lesser Evil?

Written by JANE ALLIN Research Analyst | Int'l Fund for Horses Despite the tainted history of Premarin® and its acknowledged contribution to a plethora of cancers and other maladies in women who trustingly relied upon it for the relief of menopausal symptoms, Wyeth, and now Pfizer, shamelessly continue to promote the use of conjugated equine… Continue reading Premarin Mares and Foals: Aprela, the Lesser Evil?

“It’s a Scandal! It’s an Outrage!” PMU’s (US)

Written by RACHEL STONE Did y’ever see the musical Oklahoma? Remember the character Ali Hakim? It’s funny but whenever I read something about Wyeth, I think of him – a truly self-serving man who only did the right thing when lookin’ down the barrel of a gun. I wonder what, if anything, would inspire Robert… Continue reading “It’s a Scandal! It’s an Outrage!” PMU’s (US)

Hot Flash: FDA places Wyeth profits above well-being of women (US)

It's All about the Estriol Written by JADED MARE The mega drug company that serves tens of thousands of women ovarian cancer, lupus, scleroderma, gallbladder cancer, stroke, breast cancer, blood clots and deafness as side dishes to their hormone replacement therapy diet of drugs [Premarin(R), Prempro(R), Premphase(R)] derived from urine milked from pregnant horses], filed… Continue reading Hot Flash: FDA places Wyeth profits above well-being of women (US)