Premarin, Wyeth?s conjugated estrogen product, has now been in use for 60 years. The drug is prescribed for treatment of menopausal symptoms, such as hot flashes and night sweats. Premarin factoids:
? It is taken by more than 10 million women in the United States alone.
? It has been the subject of more than 3,000 scientific citations.
? Each tablet goes through a 125-step process, 35 tests, and 300 quality control checks.
One study linked multiple pregnancies to an increased risk of developing atrial fibrillation later in life, and another investigated the association between premature delivery and cardiovascular disease.
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