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7 Drugs Whose Dangerous Risks Emerged Only After Big Pharma Made Its Money

A settlement for death or injuries down the road is just the cost of doing business. 1,637 more words


Arthritis 'wonder drug' left me seriously ill and fighting for justice

Barbara Petty still wanting answers – a decade after Vioxx has been removed from the market over link to increased risk of heart attack and stroke She was fit and healthy with everything to live for but a so-called arthritis wonder drug has left life is a daily struggle for one woman. 64 more words



MK-966, MK-0966, Vioxx





Percent Composition: C 64.95%, H 4.49%, O 20.36%, S 10.20%

LitRef: Selective cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitor. Prepn: Y. Ducharme et al., WO 9500501; eidem, US5474995 (both 1995 to Merck Frosst). 5,930 more words

NSAIDs and cardiovascular risk explained

”  showed that they posed a cardiovascular hazard, similar in magnitude to that resulting from being a smoker or a diabetic ”

04 May 2012… 957 more words

Lethal Or Unintended Side Effects

Commercial drugs

With another year just ahead we all notice time flying by. I understand that now it is every seven seconds that a person turns 50 in America. 119 more words

Commercial drugs

The COX-2 enzyme, on the other hand, works to synthesize prostacyclin from essential fatty acids. Prostacyclin helps prevent platelets from clumping and promotes blood vessel dilation and inflammation and in high concentrations can drill holes through weak stomach linings. 30 more words