Ban Avandia & Save Per Month 300 from Heart Failure & 500 from Heart Attacks!

The reports, obtained by The New York Times, say that if every diabetic now taking Avandia were instead given a similar pill named Actos, about 500 heart attacks and 300 cases of heart failure would be averted every month because Avandia can hurt the heart. Avandia, intended to treat Type 2 diabetes, is known as rosiglitazone and was linked to 304 deaths during the third quarter of 2009.
“Rosiglitazone should be removed from the market,” one report, by Dr. David Graham and Dr. Kate Gelperin of the Food and Drug Administration, concludes. Both authors recommended that Avandia be withdrawn.

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proud to present Dr. Irving Kirsch who will deliver a lecture titled “The

Emperor’s New Drugs: Exploding the Antidepressant Myth,” on Oct. 14.

When asked about the subject matter of his lecture, Dr. Kirsch, a Psychology
professor at the University of Hull, in England, said this. “Antidepressants
work – everyone knows they do. That’s what I thought too, until my colleagues
and I analyzed the clinical trial data. When I obtained the unpublished as well
as published data from the Food and Drug Administration, I found that what
everyone knew about antidepressants was wrong. Instead of treating depression
with drugs, we’ve been treating it with suggestion. A thorough review of the

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GlaxoSmithKline P.L.C., the world’s second-biggest drugmaker, begins a trial in Philadelphia next week in what may be a test case for more than 600 lawsuits over claims that the company’s antidepressant drug Paxil causes birth defects.

Patients and their parents say internal company documents show Glaxo failed to warn consumers about the risks of Paxil until forced to do so in 2005 by the Food and Drug Administration. In the trial set to start Monday, Michelle David blames the drug for causing life-threatening heart defects in her son, Lyam Kilker, now age 3.

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4/9/2001 – FDA Doc Claims Fen-Phen Cover Up

April 7 (CBS) The drug company that manufactured “fen-phen,” a diet
medication linked to heart ailments, covered up problems with the drug that
emerged during Food and Drug Administration testing, a former FDA scientist
tells CBS News.

Fen-phen was removed from the market in 1997. Thousands of people who took
the drug have sued American Home Products of Madison, N.J., for health
problems they claim the drug caused.

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12/29/2000 – FDA’s Expedited Drug Approvals Cost Lives

Keep in mind as you read this article that the SSRI
antidepressants were among the first to be approved
after the expidited drug approvals began. If anyone
thinks these seven drugs have been deadly(and they
have taken a terrible toll while bringing in billions for
the drug companies), just wait until the death toll
comes in on the SSRIs!

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10/09/2000 – Congressman attributes son’s suicide to Accutane Lawmaker tells of acne drug’s risk Rep. Bart Stupak. NBC’s Dr. Bob Arnot discusses the possible health risks of Accutane and alternative treatments for severe cases of acne. Congressman attributes son’s suicide to Accutane MSNBC STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Oct. 5. A Michigan congressman whose 17-year-old son committed suicide earlier this…

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4/14/2000 – FDA Doc Claims Fen-Phen Cover-Up

More “hanky-panky” in the pharmaceutical industry. Did you see this article posted this week on the CBS news site? There is a link on our site to the class-action lawsuit suit if you or someone you know has been effected by fen-phen. Mark,1597,181616-412,00.shtml FDA Doc Claims Fen-Phen Cover-Up * Says Drug Maker Altered His…

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