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Premarin (HRT)

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Just had a eureka moment!

 

Reading someone`s thoughts, on what she thought, caused her scleroderma. She believed Premarin prescribed as hormone replacement therapy (HRT) was the start of her problems.

 

It caused a light bulb to explode! Wow, that was when all my problems started.

 

Can any of you ladies, relate to this, or is it just a coincidence?


Take care.

Lynne

 

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Hormones are on the list of potential Causes of Scleroderma. On this page follow the link to Hormones and Chromosomes in Scleroderma. You will see there is information on a 2006 lawsuit regarding another HRT drug, Prempro with scleroderma listed as a possible effect.

 

I resisted advice to take hormone replacement therapy as my mother had breast cancer.

 

You may want to read another active topic on possible scleroderma triggers.


Warm wishes,

Jefa

 

Carrie Maddoux

(Retired)ISN Sclero Forums Support Specialist

(Retired)ISN Sclero Forums UK Chat Host

International Scleroderma Network (ISN)

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Prempro and Premarin are both made from the urine of pregnant mares (that's where they get the estrogen). I don't know about anyone else, but that sounds like something I really didn't want to be putting in my body. I'm pretty sure I'm a female of the homo sapiens species. Horses are, well, horses. How could their hormones be a good match for mine? :blink:

 

Hugs!


Jeannie McClelland

(Retired) ISN Director of Support Services

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International Scleroderma Network

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That's funny. My trouble started when my doctor "cut" my dose of Premarin! It began as what the doctor thought was osteoarthritis in November and the following March I ended up in the hospital twice. By July, I was diagnosed with Mixed Connective Tissue Disease (Lupus, Scleroderma, and Polymyositis). I already had Raynaud's.

 

Christy


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