Three new studies–one,, a pharmaco-genetic study, is groundbreaking–confirm that widely prescribed psychotropic drugs that pose serious risks of harm, offer no therapeutic benefit.
An audit by Daniel Levinson, Inspector General of DHHS, confirms what has already been documented: that antipsychotics are widely misprescribed for unapproved uses and taxpayers are saddled with the high cost through Medicaid and Medicare.Read More
New FDA antipsychotic Warnings: "The symptoms of EPS and withdrawal in newborns may include agitation, abnormally increased or decreased muscle tone, tremor, sleepiness, severe difficulty breathing, and difficulty in feeding."Read More
"Prescription Drugs Associated with Reports of Violence Towards Others, " identifies 31 drugs linked to 1,527 acts of violence…Read More
"When you’re selling $1 billion a year or more of a drug, it’s very tempting for a company to just ignore the traffic ticket and keep speeding.”Read More
According to a report by the Associated Press, the FDA has approved expanded use of Merck’s toxic antipsychotic drug, Saphris, for treating acute manic-depressive behavior in adults. Antipsychotics (neuroleptics) are a controversial class of drugs: Risperdal (approved in 1993), Zyprexa (1994), Seroquel (1997), Abilify (2002), and Saphris (2009). These drugs’ safety hazzards were documented over…Read More
Any FDA-approved drug, whose manufacturer has been found by a court of law or the Department of Justice–to have illegally marketed the drug by concealing risks or incidence of adverse effects, or making unsupported claims of clinical benefit–should be denied coverage by taxpayer funded insurance programs–including Medicaid, Medicare, VeteranstAffairs.
Rather than having a deterrent effect, the number of Big Pharma high profile criminal settlements is increasing and the settlements are getting bigger.Read More
In the first half of the twenty-first century, U.S. psychiatrists are prescribing the second generation neuroleptics—Zyprexa, Risperdal, Geodon, Seroquel, Abilfy—to coerce innocent children and the elderly into submission.Read More
Sen. Grassley obtained documents confirming NAMI as a front group for pharma companies who underwrite ¾ of NAMI donations—in 2006 to 2008 that was a hefty $23 million.Read More
Pfizer, the world’s largest drug manufacturer has the dubious distinction of being a corporate "repeat offender…"Read More
“I was trained from day one to market the drug illegally…My job was to promote Neurontin and motivate doctors to experiment on patients. After being hired as a medical liaison, I was selling drugs. The uses promoted were from the “snake-oil list” of 13 medical conditions."Read More