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Drugs Most Associated With Violence Toward Others

Prescription Drugs Associated with Reports of Violence Toward Others A recent research study extracted data from the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Adverse Events Reporting System (AERS) identifying just those cases indicating homicide, homicidal ideation, physical assault, physical abuse or other violence related symptoms.  (As a note, the AERS collects reports of side effects and […]

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FDA ORDERS ELI LILLY TO PULL DTC DRUG COMMERCIAL | News – Advertising Age

From New Advertising Age The FDA Warns Eli Lilly to Remove Fraudulent Advertisement In a letter dated June 14 and released June 16, the FDA’s Division of Drug Marketing, Advertising and Communications advised Eli Lilly that the 60-second spot, entitled “Videogame,” is false or misleading. The federal agency said the TV commercial “inadequately communicates the […]

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Health Experts Petition FDA to Change Labeling on Pain Relievers

July 25th 2012 Pain Relievers Need a New and Stronger Label A group of 37 clinicians, researchers and health officials have petitioned the FDA requesting a change in the labeling of opioid analgesics (pain relievers).  The group hopes to get the FDA to label the drugs in such a way as to encourage doctors to […]

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The FDA Gets How Much from the Drug Companies??

The FDA Works for the Drug Companies If you thought the FDA worked for the American people it’s time to take another look. Since 1992 when the Prescription Drug User Act came into law the FDA has become more and more deeply entrenched in the pockets of the pharmaceutical companies – and those are some […]

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