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    We list this drug as a Do Not Use drug because it raises heart rate and blood pressure and causes heart attacks and strokes.

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  • Don't Get Sold By Drug Ads on TV, Says Study [hide all summaries]
    (May 2007)
    Not only does this study find that consumer drug ads are not educational, it also says that the ads may oversell the benefits of the drugs and could put the public health in danger. For example, of the 24 drugs included in this advertising study, seven are listed as Do Not Use in Worst Pills, Best Pills publications. You should not rely on direct-to-consumer television advertisements as a source of drug information.
  • A Review of Lubiprostone (AMITIZA) For Chronic Constipation [hide all summaries]
    (April 2007)
    The long-term safety of lubiprostone is unknown. Because lubiprostone is the first in a new class of drugs that works in a new way, it is possible that unknown and unpredictable side effects may occur after the drug is used in large numbers of patients.

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