Testimony set to begin in pregnancy drug case

Jan 8, 2013 Full story: The Macon Telegraph

The case involves a synthetic estrogen known as DES, diethylstilbestrol, which was prescribed to millions of pregnant women between the late 1930s and early 1970s to prevent miscarriages, premature births and other problems.

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Anonymous

Philippines

#1 Jan 8, 2013
This is interesting because it can give light to those who may have taken the drugs and developed complications.
ROFLMAO

Wellsboro, PA

#2 Jan 9, 2013
Just swing by the inpatient programs at North East Counseling to see what "complications" that drug did.

Since: Dec 12

Clearwater, FL

#3 Jan 10, 2013
nurseamy12 wrote:
This is interesting because it can give light to those who may have taken the drugs and developed complications.
I feel for the women, but I'm assuming they had genetic studies on their family done. Coincidence happens, and that's why the courts should demand rigorous research. I am not aware of any research supporting their claim, and I've paid close attention to the research.

I'm not defending DES, but I'm not aware of it causing *breast* cancer.
Angela

Perth Amboy, NJ

#4 Jun 28, 2013
I have also read about the synthetic estrogen being used among pregnant women while I was browsing online and at http://www.descancerlawsuit.com/ . I guess this is one of the biggest problems related to the use of hormones as the side effects may span up until the third generation.

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