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Mares Used in Premarin Production ~ All You Need To Know


Animals  (tags: horses, mares, cruelty, Animal Welfare )

Rachel
- 4510 days ago - lcanimal.org
Approximately 20,000 mares per year are used to produce Premarin (Pregnant Mare's Urine) and the Premarin family of products, which include Prempro, Prempak-C and Premphase. These hormone replacement drugs are used to treat menopausal symptoms in women.



   

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Laurie K (35)
Friday March 16, 2007, 12:54 pm
Besides these hormones being wrong for you look what has to be done in order for them to be manufactured.This is yet another reason why I rely on only natural suppliments to help my body.
 

nurith k (93)
Saturday March 17, 2007, 7:37 pm
how cruel and horrible!! there are plants and herbs any woman can use, for any sh... they torture animals, and people are to ignorant and lazy to find natural alternativs, even if you can find out any time, there are books, internet, friends, natural healers, but no , it has to be animal torture, ignorants make me sick!!!!!!!
 

Tori Allen (5)
Saturday March 17, 2007, 8:47 pm
I think this is the most disguisting act of cruelty that can be done to an animal, or at least one of them. I agree with Nurith K, there are plenty of herbal remedies for woman today and they are clearly better for a woman's body. I am 51 and am glad I have never used hormone drug medication. I have always used herbal and feel much better for it and the mere fact that an animal is NOT being tortured for me. I hope this horrible act can be stopped!
 

Diane C (38)
Sunday March 18, 2007, 9:10 am
This is so horribly distiurbing. I've always known that Premarin was made from the urine of pregnant mares so refused to take it. Never really considered the sordid truth behind the manufacture of this drug.
 

tina c (0)
Sunday March 18, 2007, 8:35 pm
I agree there are many other options out there. This in my opinion is just a legal abuse center. This should not be allowed to happen.
 

Jodi B (15)
Monday March 19, 2007, 10:17 pm
These companies who do this just makes me so sick! I wish they could all be shut down. 11 million women use these horrible drugs that are also so harmful to there bodies. So sad.
 
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