Psychiatric Drug Facts via :

“Most psychiatric drugs can cause withdrawal reactions, sometimes including life-threatening emotional and physical withdrawal problems… Withdrawal from psychiatric drugs should be done carefully under experienced clinical supervision.” Dr. Peter Breggin

Jul 26, 2012

Political approval needs no evidence of safety or effectiveness

Health Freedom and Freedom of Speech

I find it more than a little odd that the FDA is so gung-ho on regulating the advertising, the growing and the marketing of raw organic foods, vitamins, and nutritional supplements.  Pretty stark contrast to the failure to regulate the advertising or the marketing of FDA-approved drugs with even half the zeal as they are using regulating non-fatal food 'threats.' This regulatory authority has utterly failed to protect the American people from being harmed by FDA-approved drugs used carelessly and inappropriately, without any evidence to support the prescribing of the drugs; simply because they can be prescribed, "off-label." In this respect, the FDA has caused and allowed patients to become unwitting guinea pigs in the illegal marketing of FDA-approved drugs. Political approval is what the FDA provides when a drug's approval cannot be supported by the scientific evidence.  

The FDA is acting as if it owes no duty whatsoever to the American people.  Blatant evidence of this is how DTC advertisements for SSRI and SSNRI antidepressants were allowed to use the fraudulent claim that depression is caused by a 'chemical imbalance,' to sell depression as a disease; AND to sell the drugs as 'safe and effective' treatment. For some people, the SSRIs and SSNRIs have been safe and effective.  But for others, the drugs did not help, but did harm them--and far too many have been killed, and were uninformed of the risks altogether...

Those huge settlements being obtained by State's Attorneys General and the Department of Justice, in no way benefits the primary, or direct victims not even if they were disabled or killed...

Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food. ~ Hippocrates 

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