After 20 years of these so-called miracle antidepressants, psychiatrists are shocked to discover that drug companies withheld information about the risks of this class of drugs - and with the tacit approval of the drug regulators. It all started so...
'When you find a drug which helps you, do not try and persuade your medical advisor to cut the length of the treatment short. You may find when you take drugs that you improve quickly but do remember that depression is an illness ...'
Dutonin, an antidepressant, was launched with the claim that it is as effective as Prozac, but with far fewer side-effects. But the marketing men may have to do a rethink following new reports from the US that the drug
Q I’m writing for advice on the osteoporosis bisphosphonate drug alendronic acid (Fosamax). A recent scan showed that my bone has decreased since last year. Both the spine and hip are low.
YOU CAN'T MAKE IT UP: Well, you can if you're a drug company
BUT SOMEBODY DOES: Glaxo charged with drug fraud over suppressed rese
Of late, the marketing men at several drug companies have been mounting an assault on Prozac, the antidepressant that seems to have become a lifeline for a nervous generation.
If stress can trigger psoriasis, then it follows that anything that alleviates the psychological problems can also help the condition. So the thinking has gone with a group of doctors from Turkey ...