Wyeth Loses Suit Involving Its Hormon...

Wyeth Loses Suit Involving Its Hormone Drug

There are 7 comments on the New York Times story from Feb 25, 2008, titled Wyeth Loses Suit Involving Its Hormone Drug. In it, New York Times reports that:

A federal jury has ruled in favor of a Little Rock woman who accused Wyeth Pharmaceuticals of negligence when she got breast cancer after taking the company's hormone replacement therapy. via New York Times

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Denver, CO

#1 Feb 26, 2008
And you wonder why health care costs are so high?
A Surviver


#2 Mar 2, 2008
surfingbuddha wrote:
And you wonder why health care costs are so high?
Yes, health care was also high when i suffered four, yes four, heart attacks and had to have a stent placement in my heart. Also when I had to have a total hysterectomy because I developed hyperplasia ( a step before cancer ) from taking HRT which I was told would beneifit my body. It didnt get any cheaper when I had to have a cancer removed from my breast and six weeks of radiation treatments and later another cancer which caused removal of that breast. It was also expensive to suffer two strokes and go through another series of expensive tests at the hospital. It is also very expensive paying for the medications I am now forced to take which cost nearly $400.00 a prescription,( a month ) hoping that it will fight off the estrogen to save me from another outbreak of cancer. It isnt cheap either to have to buy the medications I take for osteoporosis which the HRT was said to protect me from. Isnt it strange that most of the conditions this HRT were supposed to protect me from, happened to me from sixteen years of HRT. Not to mention the discomfort and pain I go through wearing a prosthesis ( which costs over $300.00 each ) and the heartache of losing a portion of my body causing me embarrasment as well as agony and humiliation. Tell me about the costly medical care. I should be reimbursed for all these costs and also for the cost of sixteen years of paying for HRT and the lies that came with it.

Spokane, WA

#3 Mar 3, 2008
Just curious, and obviously you don't need to answer. I am doing a purely unscientific study on if women also took birth control pills during their lifetime prior to these HRT problems. Did you?
A Survivor


#4 Mar 3, 2008
Annon, No, I never took birth control pills. At this time I am fighting with the side affects of the anti- estrogens I have to take and battling with these side affects, which are many, including blood clots which likely caused the two strokes I had recently.

Spokane, WA

#5 Mar 4, 2008
I am sorry for your pain , and I hope things get better for you. Thank you for answering my question.
A Survivor


#6 Mar 4, 2008
Annon , Thanks...Have you researched at NewsInferno.com on the subject you inquired about? Also Medical News Today.com ? I am sure I read some there on the matter. good luck to you.


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