The name of the medication, Premarin
, came from its origins: PREgnant MARes' urINe.
The facility supplies the active ingredient for its Premarin
hormone replacement therapy (HRT) brand.
Despite assurances from authorities about its bioequivalency in humans, I believe Premarin
is good for postmenopausal mares, while for women, estradiol is more physiological.
The WHI trial did demonstrate an increase in breast cancer incidence in women treated with estrogen and progestogen, Premarin
, and Provera.
What they may or may not realize is that the doctor-recommended Premarin
comes from pregnant mare's urine, which seems more natural because we are more closely related to horses, which are at least other mammals, than we are to plants.
and Provera are given together on a daily basis (so-called continuous-combined HT, examples of which are Prempro, Fem HRT), the natural cycle of female hormones is not replicated.
Between 2002 and 2004, profits from the overall Premarin
family dropped 68%.
Grapefruit and grapefruit juice are also known to boost blood levels of calcium channel blockers (for angina and hypertension); erythromycin (an antibiotic); amiodarone (for heart rhythm problems); Premarin
, Prempro, and Cenestin (estrogen preparations); and Xanax (for anxiety and panic).
Although some of us will need treatment after menopause, the blanket prescription of bio-identical hormones to all menopausal women is no wiser than past widespread use of Premarin
Litigation Report: Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) is designed to help attorneys stay current with litigation developments involving the range of HRT drugs, including Prempro, Premarin
, Premelle, Progestin and related drugs.
The estrogens in Premarin
are perfect for a menopausal mare, but foreign to a human female.
I have a cream called Premarin
and I did get the thrill back but, when I called the surgery for some more, they said I had to see the doctor to get it.