Many of the symptoms that patients complain about are the side effects caused by the drug that they were incorrectly prescribed in the first place. I want to stress the need that patients must ask questions and be educated.
The capacity of government and its citizens to sue entities such as pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline for fraudulent practices is a necessary part of the checks and balances needed to restrain personal and corporate greed.
Although it is encouraging to see the legal system to some degree catching up with drug company malfeasance, there are a number of problems with the criminal and civil cases brought by the Department of Justice against drug companies.
Many tragic acts of suicide and violence could be averted by reducing or stopping the use of anti-depressant drugs, and by greater professional and public awareness of the dangers associated with these drug.
I came to know many military family members from the support group Home of the Brave. The group's goal is to help one another gain information and justice in the noncombat related deaths of their loved ones.
Suing a drug company is your only way as an individual to protect yourself against malfeasance. It should be a right under the law, but the FDA and the drug companies are on the verge of taking it away.