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Update on Withdrawals of Dangerous Drugs in the U.S.
January 2011
This article lists 11 of the prescription drugs that we warned Worst Pills, Best Pills News subscribers not to use before they were banned by the FDA. Subscribers knew an average of 3.3 years before the FDA acted that these medications were unsafe to use.
Inappropriate Prescribing Of Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics, Ciprofloxacin (CIPRO), Gatifloxacin (TEQUIN), And Others
July 2003
In this study, the researchers evaluated 100 consecutive patients who went to the emergency room and received a prescription for a fluoroquinolone antibiotic. Of the 100 patients, 81 (81%) received a fluoroquinolone antibiotic for an inappropriate use. In 43 (53%) of these patients, a fluoroquinolone was found inappropriate because another antibiotic was considered first-line treatment, and in 27 (33%) patients there was no evidence of an infection and therefore no indication for the use of any antibiotic.


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Statement Before the Institute of Medicine Committee Assessing the U.S. Drug Safety System (HRG Publication #1759)
Testimony on the adequacy and conclusions of FDA’s pre-approval review and ongoing post-approval reviews.
Letter to the Department of Health and Human Services urging that they implement and enforce the Code of Ethics for Government (HRG Publication #1516)
It is urgent for you and other leaders in HHS--and all government agencies--to re-read and strongly urge the implementation and enforcement of a 1958 Congressional Resolution entitled The Code of Ethics for Government Service (175 72 Stat B12, 1958) which states that "Any person in Government Service should put loyalty to the highest moral principles and to country above loyalty to persons, party or Government department."