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Daughters of Premarin -- The Generics

BY JANE ALLIN

Further to the reference of generics in the “Alternatives To” report, I think a separate word on the availability of generic Premarin® and its daughter drugs is warranted to clear up any confusion for those seeking to avoid products manufactured from the urine of pregnant mares. 915 more words

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Alternatives to drugs made with pregnant mare's urine

BY JANE ALLIN

As part of of the The Horse Fund’s campaign against the manufacture and use of the Premarin family of drugs – Premarin, Prempro and Duavee – we have compiled a list of alternatives to drugs made with pregnant mare’s urine (conjugated equine estrogens). 1,633 more words

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Premarin Horses: How many does it take to make a billion dollars? Part 3

Newest Member of the Premarin Family ― Duavee

How will this new drug impact profits and inevitably the PMU mares and their foals?

DUAVEE®, the Premarin® ― bazedoxifene combination therapy for the treatment of menopausal symptoms and prevention of postmenopausal osteoporosis in women who have not undergone hysterectomy was FDA-approved in October 2013 amid speculation regarding its safety profile and Pfizer/Wyeth’s lengthy struggle to gain approval. 837 more words

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Premarin Horses: How many does it take to make a billion dollars? Part 2

WRITTEN AND RESEARCHED BY JANE ALLIN

Part 2 — Every Figure Tells a Story

So let’s get started. Be warned ahead of time that this estimate is very rudimentary and relies heavily on averages and interpolation of information collected from various sources. 2,073 more words

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

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. 1,065 more words

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