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FDA Requests Anticonvulsant Suicide Data Analysis – Boston Globe Wed, 20 Apr 2005 Thanks to the persistent advocacy efforts of attorney, Andrew Finkelstein, the FDA has finally sent letters to 14 manufacturers of anticonvulsant drugs, such as Pfizer’s Neurontin, to examine the suicide data from these drugs. Finkelstein began his […]

FDA Requests Anticonvulsant Suicide Data Analysis – Boston Globe



NYSOMH Issues Alerts, Guidelines re Antidepressant Use in Children, Teens Wed, 29 Dec 2004 The NYS Office of Mental Health has issued letters and an advisory to state mental health providers “explaining” FDA’s warning and the use of antidepressants in children. As you will note, OMH downplays the meaning of […]

NYSOMH Issues Alerts, Guidelines re Antidepressant Use in Children, Teens



Mental Health Screening: A Form of Child Abuse–Children Drugged Without Parental Consent Tue, 19 Apr 2005 The documented case report of Aliah Gleason, a 13 year old Texas school girl, provides shocking hard evidence revealing the true threat to children’s mental health and safety. The worst thing that can happen […]

Mental Health Screening: A Form of Child Abuse–Children Drugged Without ...


FDA Official Admits ‘Lapses’ on Vioxx – FDA Didn’t Heed Warnings on Dangers of MS Drug Wed, 2 Mar 2005 As the Senate committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions prepares for the second day hearing about FDA’s performance, one hopes that the committee will follow up Tuesday’s hearing with […]

FDA Official Admits 'Lapses' on Vioxx – FDA Didn't Heed ...


Worldwide Drug Industry Ailing – PhaRMA Giants Reeling Blockbuster Drugs Found Hazardous Sat, 18 Dec 2004 Daily headlines provide confirmatory evidence supporting what critics of the drug industry have been say:ing for years. First, as The New York Times notes in one of its 4 articles about the latest “unexpected” […]

Worldwide Drug Industry Ailing – PhaRMA Giants Reeling Blockbuster Drugs ...



Did Zoloft make him do it? FDA Zoloft data Tue, 8 Feb 2005 At issue beyond a Charlsteon, SC court, is whether Christopher Pittman – who was 12 years old and under the influence of Zoloft, a powerful psychotropic drug, when he killed his grandparents–should have been charged with murder […]

Did Zoloft make him do it? FDA Zoloft data


Opinion column: Antidepressants Carry Risk– Dr. Joseph Glenmullen Sat, 5 Mar 2005 A hard corps of influential mental health professionals continue to mislead the public‹parents in particular–about the very real and proven risks of antidepressant drugs. In some people‹especially youngsters‹antidepressants have triggered violent and suicidal behavior. Because of the compelling […]

Opinion column: Antidepressants Carry Risk– Dr. Joseph Glenmullen


FDA to review “missing” drug company documents Fri, 31 Dec 2004 Related Link: Peter Breggin, MD RE: Eli Lilly’s Contentions that the BMJ Prozac Documents were Never Missing and Have No Significance In the final hours of 2004, an investigative reporter for the British Medical Journal obtained long “missing” Eli […]

FDA to review "missing" drug company documents



Fewer Kids Prescribed Drugs for Depression – WashPost Wed, 2 Feb 2005 A report by Medco revealing a decline in SSRI prescriptions for children is giving drug industry stakeholders nightmares about the cash flow. The Washington Post reports "medical groups such as the American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy […]

Fewer Kids Prescribed Drugs for Depression – WashPost