An article in Sunday's Telegraph 'could antidepressants be ruining your sex life?' concerned the use of widely-prescribed SSRIs (Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors) and the associated loss of libido. The article rightly refers to statistics that estimate between 30-70 per cent of SSRI consumers will be affected with some form of sexual dysfunction - despite their much-argued efficacy.… Continue reading GSK and The Miracle Med – The Happy Horny Skinny Pill
Study 329. Let me explain a little about Study 329. This was a study done in the 90s to study the efficacy of paroxetine (aka Paxil/Seroxat) in… Continue reading GSK: Glaxo, Study 329 and Keller..
Integrity: the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles; moral uprightness (Oxford Dictionary). Ah yes, you remember GlaxoSmithKline? Remember the line in their Irish 'Better Together' campaign "GSK wants to be healthcare partner of choice, valued for our expertise and trusted for our integrity." In my last post about GSK, I wondered exactly what… Continue reading GlaxoSmithSwine
'RTE Radio 1' has a Facebook page which proudly states "We're delighted that RTÉ took home three awards at this year's GSK Irish Medical Media Awards." Two of the awards were won for documentaries, one on depression and another for clinical trials involving children. Seriously though? That's GSK; GlaxoSmithkline! Why is a pharmaceutical company (which… Continue reading GlaxoSmithKline awarding the Irish media? No thanks!
Following yesterdays news that GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has been fined $3 billion for fraudulently marketing their products, I found the differences in Irish reporting and worldwide reports quite frightening. In the Irish Times and RTE News articles it reported, that among GlaxoSmithKline's wrongdoing, was illegally marketing Paxil to children. OK SO FAR! NO-WHERE in either Article… Continue reading Irish reports on GSK’s fraudulent marketing.
Seroxat sufferers-stand up and be counted. Monday, March 08, 2010 Glaxo's Lucozade Linked to Hyperactivity The Mail Online is reporting that Lucozade manufacturers, GlaxoSmithKline, are struggling to find a replacement for the colouring agent Sunset Yellow, which is used in bottles of Lucozade. A number of other suspect food colourings were found in Lucozade after… Continue reading Lucozade linked to Hyperactivity, sad but true!
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) I don't really want to go off track about Lundbeck and Shane. I really just want people to be aware that this company (GSK) has other products which include CALPOL, ribena and Lucozade. Would you trust them with your babies health? Wednesday, July 21, 2010 by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger Editor of… Continue reading GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)