12th July 06:03
Stop Being poisoned By Over-the-Counter Drugs (acne miscarriage stomach heart arthritis)
The pharmaceutical lab Merck withdrew its painkiller Vioxx because it
was found that patients were twice as likely to suffer heart attacks
The New England Journal of Medicine questioned the safety of all COX-2
inhibitors such as Vioxx, Bextra and Celebrex.
On April 7, 2005, Pfizer was forced to recall Bextra and add a strong
warning label to Celebrex due to their risk of heart attack and stroke.
Originally, we were told that these drugs were a safe solution for pain
without causing stomach discomfort or bleeding like Aspirin does. Last
year, Celebrex was the world's best-selling arthritis drug making
billions of dollars for Pfizer lab. Now all these labs will have to
face many law suits from people whose lives were destroyed or lost by
Accutane has been a controversial acne medication because of the
serious risk of side effects and suicides attributed to it. 2001, A
Congressman expressed his concerns about Accutane following the suicide
of his son who happened to be taking Accutane. There have been 142
suicides involving Accutane. In addition this drug carries high risk of
deformed babies, miscarriage, premature birth, or death of the baby,
plus severe liver damage has been reported. Amazingly this drug keeps
I could go on and on listing drugs that have been recalled after
causing life threatening diseases or deaths.