Tag: prescription drugs

Medical Drug Effects in a World Organized on Scarcity

By Jon Rappoport First, I want to give you a quick overview of the devastating effects of medical drugs. The article is, “The Epidemic of Sickness and Death from Prescription Drugs.” The author is Donald Light, who teaches at Rowan University, and is the 2013 recipient of ASA’s [American Sociological Association’s] Distinguished Career Award for…

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New Studies Confirm The Effectiveness Of Ibogaine In Stopping Opioid Addiction

By Dylan Charles The opioid crisis in America has reached epidemic levels and overdose deaths continue to rise. While the destructive effects of heroin and pharmaceutical opioids ravage communities and destroy families, the federal government is considering harsh new mandatory sentences for opioid crimes, demonstrating a heart-breaking disconnect from reality when it comes to disrupting dependence on…

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Ohio Shocker: 793 Million Opioid Drug Doses Prescribed In One Year

By Jon Rappoport Here’s why zombies are real… The state government of Ohio has filed a lawsuit against five drug companies: Teva, Allergen, Johnson & Johnson, Purdue, and Endo. The suit accuses these companies of unlawful marketing practices that have led to Ohio’s opioid addiction “problem.” Here’s the big one: the suit states that, in…

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Alarming Study: Pharmaceutical Factory Pollution Accelerating Spread of Superbugs

By Annabelle Bamforth The issue of “pharmaceutical pollution” was recently highlighted in a study that points to inadequate waste management policies leading to the presence of both pharmaceutical products as well as drug-resistant superbugs in the waters of India. The study, published in the scientific journal Infection, focused on the environmental impact of drug production…

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New Drug for Rare Childhood Disease; Price Tag, $702,000 a Year – And an Explosive Statement from the FDA

By Jon Rappoport The FDA has just approved a new drug, Brineura, for a rare childhood brain-disease known as CLN2, which progresses quickly and is considered fatal. BioMarin, the drug’s manufacturer, has pegged the yearly price of the drug for a patient at an astronomical $702,000. Discounts will be offered—the average annual price for the…

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SSRI Antidepressants Increase Risk of Intracranial Hemorrhage

By Jon Rappoport From healthline.com: “Intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) refers to acute bleeding inside your skull or brain. It’s a life-threatening emergency. You should go to the emergency room right away or call 911 if you think you or someone you know is experiencing ICH.” The public has learned about the increased risk of suicide and…

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How Would You Feel If Your Doctor Were Bribed To Give You A Drug?

By Jon Rappoport Hello, Novartis. The pharmaceutical giant has just been fined $50 million by the government of South Korea for bribing doctors to prescribe the company’s drugs. FiercePharma reports: “Last year, prosecutors in the country [Korea] raided Novartis offices to gather documents and account books. South Korean officials later indicted a half-dozen Novartis execs,…

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Blood-thinning Drug Xarelto Faces 18,000 Lawsuits

By Jon Rappoport The first court test of Bayer/J&J’s billion-dollar bonanza, blood-thinner, Xarelto, is coming up in New Orleans next week. The outcome will influence how the 18,000 lawsuits behind it will be handled. The plaintiff in the first suit is Joseph Boudreaux. “While Xarelto was supposed to help cut his stroke risk, Boudreaux says…

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Leaked Email Shows Big Pharma Conspired to Destroy Cancer Medicine for 4,000% Profit Increase

By Matt Agorist Those who follow the scandals of the pharmaceutical industry closely, and who have a knack for understanding their economics via the state-created monopolies granted to these companies, know the power these most unscrupulous companies often wield. We’ve seen companies use the power of the state to grant themselves monopolies on decades-old drugs,…

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Swallow Glass And Paint With Your Medicine, It’s Good For You

By Jon Rappoport Medical-drug contamination. It’s not a great advertisement for manufacturers. And then there are the patients… From FiercePharma (7/20/16) (see also here): “The handwriting was on the wall for a GlaxoSmithKline ($GSK) API [Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient] operation in the U.K. when the drugmaker recalled more than 425,000 Bactroban antibiotic products last fall after…

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