Medically prescribed for - Premarin is an estrogen replacement therapy prescribed for the treatment of symptoms associated with menopause or hysterectomy and to prevent osteoporosis.
Adverse reactions experienced - Some side effects that people have experienced while taking Premarin include swelling of the hands and feet, headaches, increased blood pressure, bloating, diarrhea, breast tenderness, and abdominal cramps. Premarin has been shown to increase the risk of developing ovarian cancer, heart disease and strokes.
Status of drug - The Federal Drug Administration has recognized the link between these adverse reactions.
See your doctor if you or someone you love have experienced serious health problems after taking Premarin. You also may wish to contact an experienced products liability attorney who can help you protect your legal rights and get compensation for your injuries.