Doctors warned to be wary of new drugs
How many of you have been to your doctor’s office and was very happy when he opened up the magic cabinet and pulled out samples of a drug for your condition? You were happy and thankful because of this gracious gesture. Guess what? Remember the cute little guinea pig at the pet store running around on the little wheel?
This article brings to light the reality of new drugs (typically less then 7 yrs old) and the fact that most of the side effects (in same cases lethal) are not found until after the drug is released.
This article has some interesting and shocking statistics. bmj.com Josefson 324 (7346): 1113 –