PREMARIN


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Related to PREMARIN: Provera
AcronymDefinition
PREMARINPregnant Mare Urine (also seen as PMU)
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(146) But if firms can continue to keep the information actually secret--as, for instance, Wyeth could long do in the case of Premarin (147)--the unavailability of trade secret protection may make little difference.
Premarin (Wyeth Laboratories, Dallas, TX, USA) was dissolved in 0.9% NaCl solution and administered subcutaneously to CASQ1-null male mice at a final dose of 40ng/g of body weight every day for 1 month.
Public campaigns against the treatment of the captive mares, revelations about side effects of the medications and greater availability of synthetic hormones eventually led to the breaking up of many of the "Premarin farms" in North America - primarily located in Canada and North Dakota - and dispersal of the horses.
Despite assurances from authorities about its bioequivalency in humans, I believe Premarin is good for postmenopausal mares, while for women, estradiol is more physiological.
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.
When Premarin 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.
You might know the name from her days as metro editor at the Arkansas Gazette and may have seen her recent coverage of the Prempro and Premarin drug trial for Bloomberg News.
In this small study, high-dose gabapentin (Neurontin) was as effective as the usual dose of conjugated equine estrogens (Premarin) for the treatment of menopausal vasomotor symptoms.
The drug Premarin, used to treat the symptoms of menopause, is produced from the urine of impregnated mares.
Wyeth Pharmaceuticals controls at least 70% of the market share of synthetic women's hormone medications, including the widely prescribed Prempro and Premarin (whose estrogen is derived from horse urine).
The women who were enrolled between 2001 and 2004 were randomly assigned to one of five regimens for one year: black cohosh; a multiple botanical supplement containing 10 different herbs, including black cohosh; the same multibotanical supplement together with counseling to increase dietary soy; hormone therapy (Premarin or Prempro); and placebo.
Now, at the age of 40, I struggle with balancing my hormones each month (the standard prescription, Premarin, replaces only estrogen, not the testosterone or progesterone our ovaries produce), have interstitial cystitis (a common problem after a hysterectomy that never gets mentioned), and pelvic floor dysfunction.