The “Whole” Truth on Antidepressants

The scary truth on antidepressants: The makers of antidepressants like Prozac and Paxil never published the results of about a third of the drug trials that they conducted to win government approval, misleading doctors and consumers about the drugs’ true effectiveness, a new analysis has found. “…when you prescribe drugs, you want to make sure you’re working with the best data possible; you wouldn’t buy a stock if you only knew a third of the truth about it.” [LINK]

 

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~ by eaesthete on 01/17/08.

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