big pharma

  1. Birdbomb

    Drug Makers Cut Out Goodies for Doctors

    Drug Makers Cut Out Goodies for Doctors Click here for entire article-----> source
  2. Bernard

    Widespread off-label drug prescription raises safety concerns

    Widespread off-label drug prescription raises safety concerns This ties in with the following threads: http://www.coping-with-epilepsy.com/forums/f22/suicide-risk-11-epilepsy-drugs-2416/ http://www.coping-with-epilepsy.com/forums/f23/doctors-not-immune-sales-pitches-716/#post4494
  3. Birdbomb

    [News] Experts Conclude Pfizer Manipulated Neurontin Studies

    Experts Conclude Pfizer Manipulated Studies Source
  4. Bernard

    Don't become a victim of medical marketing

    Following up on http://www.coping-with-epilepsy.com/forums/f22/pharmaceutical-profits-come-before-consumer-wellness-819/ and http://www.coping-with-epilepsy.com/forums/f23/doctors-not-immune-sales-pitches-716/ comes the natural extension from CNN... Don't become a victim of medical marketing
  5. RobinN

    Subpoena for a Blogging Mom

    Be prepared for legal battles if you voice your opinion and it differs from big pharma: http://www.concordmonitor.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080627/NEWS01/806270389 http://neurodiversity.com/
  6. Bernard

    AEDs are evil

    http*//pharmatruth.tumblr.com/post/30341070/pharmatruth The link above references numerous studies indicating that AEDs cause serious cognitive impairments.
  7. 1

    marketing aeds

    unsure if i'm in the right part of the house. however my query is to do with medicinal marketing... why are there alternate names (eg. 'epilim' and 'depakote') used for valpro? is it just two separate manufacturers? and does that mean they have slightly different additives?
  8. Birdbomb

    Drug Industry Document Archive

    I received a most interesting email from a buddy on another board. This is some GOOOOOOD stuff! :clap:
  9. RobinN

    Future of American Healthcare

    I am watching a wonderful speech by Dr Denis Cortese, Mayo Clinic, President & CEO on C-span tonight. He speaks with truth and a voice of intelligence. I think he might be one to watch for the answer to our healthcare system...
  10. Birdbomb

    Tell the FDA what you think about drug ads

    Tell the FDA what you think about drug ads Fed up with TV ads that sell you the “good news” about prescription drugs but gloss over the shortcomings? Do these drugs actually work? And how common are those side effects? The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will soon decide whether these TV...
  11. Birdbomb

    Snorting a Brain Chemical Could Replace Sleep

    Snorting a Brain Chemical Could Replace Sleep In what sounds like a dream for millions of tired coffee drinkers, Darpa-funded scientists might have found a drug that will eliminate sleepiness. A nasal spray containing a naturally occurring brain hormone called orexin A reversed the effects of...
  12. 1

    drug conspiracies

    what do you think? please try your best to disprove with evidence and ideas such paranoia for it helps some people. [delusion] perhaps the drug companies know far more about the brain than they let on and the drugs are all made not only addictive but so that if we are immune to the addiction...
  13. Bernard

    Pharmaceutical profits come before consumer wellness

    Pharmaceutical profits come before consumer wellness If you have a long, drawn-out, incurable but treatable disease, it's unfortunate for you but great for pharmaceutical companies. While you're suffering indefinitely, you're also buying expensive pharmaceutical drugs to make the disease...
  14. Bernard

    Doctors not immune to sales pitches

    This is an interesting article although I doubt many here will find it entirely surprising: http*//www.contracostatimes.com/mld/ohio/news/14359884.htm?source=rss&channel=ohio_news - Doctors not immune to sales pitches
  15. RanMan

    Connection-Bipolar/Epilepsy

    Hi, I frequently visit the healingwell.com "bipolar"board. I've had lots of ppl say that bipolar/manic depression are definately connected. A lot of times bipolar/manic depression/clinical depression and/or ADD can be triggered by epilepsy or the anti-convulsive meds. Some of the symptoms...
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