Posts Tagged "Drug Trials"

Suicide Data Incorrectly Reported in Drug Trials, Suit Claimed

Posted on Dec 13, 2017 in Chronic Disease

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the September 12, 2017 Medical Rewind Show For many years GlaxoSmithKline and its predecessor, SmithKline Beecham, marketed Paxil as an antidepressant that would reduce the risk of suicide in depressed patients. The results of the company’s clinical trials, presented to the Food and Drug Administration in 1989, suggested Paxil was far safer than a placebo. Back then, the company reported that among nearly 3,000 patients treated with Paxil in the worldwide clinical trials, five committed suicide — a rate of about one...

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