Monthly Archives: July 2004


Pfizer Lawsuits: Zoloft / Neurontin Concealed Evidence: Suicide Risk/ Lack of Efficacy Mon, 26 Jul 2004 On July 23, 2004, a citizen’s consumer protection lawsuit was filed against Pfizer Pharmaceuticals for concealment of evidence and deceptive marketing of the antidepressant Zoloft. The California law firm of Baum Hedlund has filed […]

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US Epidemic: Controlled Prescription Drug Abuse–Teen Drug Abuse Triples in 10 Years_CASA Sat, 9 Jul 2005 “Our nation is in the throes of an epidemic of controlled prescription drug abuse and addiction,” said Joseph A. Califano, Jr., CASA’s chairman and president and former U.S. Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare. […]

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Clinical Trials Controversy Spotlights Flawed System – Psychiatric News Mon, 19 Jul 2004 Recent independent analyses of the published and unpublished SSRI antidepressant pediatric data submitted by manufacturers to the FDA reveal not only that a disparity exists between published and unpublished data, but it becomes increasingly clear that the […]

Clinical Trials Controversy Spotlights Flawed System – Psychiatric News







Law Suits and Court Decisions Sep 15 2005: FDA Amicus Curiae–Kallas–claims FDA infallibility pre-empts state safety laws (warning: 1.6 MB file) Aug 6 2004: Psychiatrist Scolds the APA After Winning Distinguished Fellow Award/ NYC Sues 44 Pharma Companies Aug 5: Pfizer issues prosecutors a manual to defend drug – Star […]

Law Suits and Court Decisions


Conflict of Interest: Profits vs Safety Congressional Investigations US Senators Pharmaceutical industry holdings, 2004: http://www.consumerwatchdog.org/resources/SenPharma.pdf Oct 12: How Did the Vioxx Debacle Happen? USA Today / Lancet Oct 4: Op Ed: Psychiatry on the Ropes–WP / Evidence-based Psychiatry Oct 3: BBC PANORAMA TONIGHT – Taken on Trust – 13 years-Medical […]

Conflict of Interest


FDA Failed to Enforce Law Requiring Drugmakers to Disclose Test Data – WashPost Tue, 6 Jul 2004 A front page article in The Washington Post reports that the FDA failed to enforce the law that requires drug companies to disclose ALL clinical drug trials and ALL trial findings-whether they’re good […]

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