Since 1995 FDA scientists have been at odds against FDA managers who routinely override sientists’ safety concerns to approve dubious prescription drugs.
Since 1995 FDA scientists have been at odds against FDA managers who routinely override sientists’ safety concerns to approve dubious prescription drugs.Read More
"… the basic missions of industry and regulators are different, and inherently somewhat adversarial, no matter how pleasant the relationship…"
Twelve-year old, Denis Matez (weighing 68 lbs) is a human casualty of psychotropic drug "overmedication"– a notorious psychiatrist entrusted with the care of 800 Florida children in Florida foster care prescribed lethal mega doses for unapproved uses.Read More
Dr. Joshua Sharfstein, the FDA’s principal deputy commissioner, acknowledged: “The message here is that there were problems with the integrity of F.D.A.’s decision-making process that have solutions.”Read More
Pfizer, the world’s largest drug manufacturer has the dubious distinction of being a corporate "repeat offender…"Read More
The State of Florida has established a pre-approval requirement to protect preschool children on Medicaid from being exposed to the hazardous effects of antipsychotic drugs. That step has prompted "a seismic change" in doctors’ inappropriate prescribing of antipsychotics for preschool children: the number of prescriptions for this age group has plummeted 75%. Prescriptions of atypical…Read More
Complaint about a surge of FDA administrative approvals for expanded use of highly toxic antipsychotic drugs for children. Approvals were determined by Dr. Thomas Laughren after secret deliberations–without disclosure of scientific data, without an advisory panel or open public discussion.Read More
In essence FDA proposals merely change the seating arrangement on the deck of the sinking Titanic. Eli Lilly announced that it intends to seek FDA approval for a long-lasting injectable form of Zyprexa (taken once a month).Read More
The question is: will Eli Lilly succeed, once again, to divert public attention from the revelations contained in its internal documents about the company's illegal marketing practices and its failure to warn about lethal risks posed by its product?Read More
Two ground breaking legal actions in Texas to rein in out of control psychotropic drug prescribing will have nationwide reverberations.Read More
Credibility Crisis:Survey FDA Scientists – Death in NIH-AIDS Trial – Tauzin Moves to PhRMA Thu, 16 Dec 2004 A credibility crisis in medical research is smoldering: like the Enron accounting scandal, the prescription-drug debacle is a matter of systemic corruption, including gross and widespread failure by the regulatory process. Unlike Enron whose accounting violations resulted…Read More