Ablechild - Unsung Hero in Battle Against Psychopharmaceutical Industry
After a decade of work by Ablechild to expose the fraud behind labeling kids with ADHD, a new study from Michigan State University found nearly 1 million children may have been misdiagnosed with ADHD, not because of any real behavioral problems, but because they were the youngest in the class.
Thursday, November 4, 2010(3 comments)
Vaccination Profiteers Gang Up on Hannah Bruesewitz in Supreme Court
Right about now, paranoia in the vaccine industry is no doubt running at an all time high since the announcement of the first award in a vaccine-autism case in September 2010 for another girl named Hannah, with $1.5 million to start and $500,000 a year for life to pay for her care.
Tuesday, September 21, 2010(1 comments)
The Rise and Fall of Provigil - Part II
It's doubtful that shift workers in the US make enough money to pay for Provigil or Nuvigil. In August 2010, one hundred tablets of Nuvigil cost $1,080, or $10.80 per tablet, and the price for 100 tablets of Provigil was $1,855, or $18.55 per pill.
Monday, September 20, 2010(1 comments)
The Rise and Fall of Provigil -" Part I
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania psychiatrist and addiction specialist, Dr Stefan Kruszewski, said he was treating his third case of Provigil addiction. "I had two doctors back-to-back who were addicted," he said.
Wednesday, July 14, 2010(5 comments)
SSRIs Render Unfriendly Skies
The current price of the four SSRIs at DrugStore.com, for 90 pills at a middles dose, is $600 for Prozac, $365 for Zoloft, $320 for Celexa, and $270 for Lexapro. Much to the delight of the SSRI makers, the FAA's new policy will likely encourage pilots to keep paying for their useless drugs forever.
Tracking the American Epidemic of Mental Illness - Part II
A fortune can be made from these life-long antipsychotic customers. In April 2010, the price for one box of Invega, at a middle dose, was $1,373 at DrugStore.com. Risperdal went for $788 per 90 pills. The cost was $1,395 for 100 tablets of Abilify. Seroquel cost $997 per 100. One-hundred capsules of Geodon sold for $918 and Zyprexa cost $1,523 for a hundred 10mg pills.
More Warnings Needed on Reglan Side Effects
Concerns about tardive dyskinesia extend to children and infants, especially babies born prematurely, who may have been treated with Reglan to stimulate their digestive system.
Ghostbusting in Paxil Birth Defect Litigation
Although Glaxo paid out millions of dollars over the years to the doctors discussed in this article, not one of them was called to testify as an expert in the first birth defect trial.
Tuesday, March 2, 2010
Cold Case Files - Paxil Birth Defects
Almost like an episode of the TV show, Cold Case Files, the first Paxil birth defect trial was dominated by a story about what happened to the rat pups that died around 1979 and1980, involved in a study in which Paxil was being tested on pregnant female rats.
Paxil Birth Defect Trial - Battle of the Experts
Paxil's label, under "Teratogenic Effects" states: "Epidemiological studies have shown that infants exposed to first trimester exposure to paroxetine have an increased risk of congenital malformations, particularly heart defects."
Thursday, February 18, 2010(1 comments)
Paxil Birth Defect Litigation - First Trial A Bust For Glaxo
Glaxo Smith Kline has paid out close to $1 billion to resolve lawsuits involving Paxil since the drug came on the market in 1992, according to a December 14, 2009 Bloomberg report. But the billion dollars does not cover the more than 600 Paxil birth defect cases currently pending in multi-litigation in Pennsylvania.