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Old 12-08-2005, 10:00 PM   #5
Join Date: May 2005
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mg_health HB User
Re: Prescription Drug Side-Effects

Originally Posted by ARIZONA73
Mg Health,

The Consumer Reports article did mention inadequacies within the FDA too. And, as far as specifically targeting statins, you are correct. They didn't. But it does make you wonder, doesn't it? The frequency of side effects associated with these drugs must surely be greater than what is claimed.
The FDA is a government body and by nature a lacking and comonly inept body!

Yes, it makes me wonder about the possibility that the reported side effects statistics are being undervalued. We deserve to know the real numbers - whether bad or good, so we can make better medical decisions.