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.
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