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September 3, 2002 Columbine shooting victim sues Solvay Pharmaceuticals – Insight Magazine FYI Insight Magazine reporter, Kelly Patricia O’Meara, reports in (below) that 19- year old Mark Taylor, a victim of the shooting spree at Columbine high school in 1999, spent nearly two months in the hospital plus 3 years […]

Columbine shooting victim sues Solvay Pharma – Insight


AMA Serves Pharma Marketing Priority/ FDA To Add Warnings on ADHD drugs–Concerta, Ritalin, Strattera, Adderall Wed, 29 Jun 2005 The FDA is finally taking note of the fact that many drugs prescribed for the treatment of psychiatric problems are CAUSING serious psychiatric and cardiovascular problems in children and adolescents ! […]

AMA Serves Pharma Marketing Priority/ FDA To Add Warnings on ...


“The scariest thing is that nobody knows” risks of depression drugs for children Mon, 10 May 2004 Forest Laboratories, manufacturer of the antidepressant, Celexa / Lexapro, is the latest manufacturer to issue warnings (April 2004) about the possibility that “patients with major depressive disorder, both adult and pediatric, may experience […]

"The scariest thing is that nobody knows" risks of depression ...



Spitzer Expands drug Probe: Johnson & Johnson / New FDA analysis Confirms SSRI Risks to Kids – WSJ Thu, 5 Aug 2004 A front page article in The Wall Street Journal reports that a second FDA analysis of 25 clinical trials of SSRI antidepressants in children was conducted after a […]

Spitzer Expands drug Probe: Johnson & Johnson / New FDA ...


Black Box Warnings for Antidepressants – What’s Next? Thu, 16 Sep 2004 NY TIMES Quotations of the Day: A. “I think that we now all believe that there is an increase in suicidal thinking and action that is consistent across all the drugs.” Dr. ROBERT TEMPLE, of the Food and […]

Black Box Warnings for Antidepressants – What's Next?


Antidepressant Controversy: Media Conflicts of Interest – New York Times Thu, 25 Mar 2004 FDA’s advisory warning about antidepressant drugs received wide press coverage nationally. But few in the national media mentioned conflicts of interest as the obstacle to disclosure of evidence showing these drugs’ adverse effects. Among the few […]

Antidepressant Controversy: Media Conflicts of Interest – New York Times




Wyeth Pharma Warns Doctors Against Rx Effexor to Kids Tue, 2 Sep 2003 View Wyeth Warning Letter The Hartford Courant reports that the latest warning against prescribing an antidepressant drug for children comes from Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, makers of Effexor, a drug just like Prozac, Zoloft, and Paxil–a class known as […]

Wyeth Pharma Warns Doctors Against Rx Effexor to Kids


Accutane Suicide Controversy–small study finds depression reduced Tue, 17 May 2005 Accutane–a drug prescribed for acne has been linked to suicide and birth defects–it carries bold warnings about birth defects. A small non-blinded study finding is being touted by Hoffman-La Roche, manufacturer of Accutane. The study found the drug did […]

Accutane Suicide Controversy–small study finds depression reduced



The Facts about Medicare “Wider Choices in Drug Benefits" Thu, June 16, 2005 The New York Times reports: “The expansion of Medicare to cover prescription drugs is President Bush’s most significant achievement in domestic policy. He plans to emphasize it at two events this week, on Thursday in Washington and […]

The Facts about Medicare "Wider Choices in Drug Benefits"