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The FDA silence is very loud

Posted by plosmedicine on 31 Mar 2009 at 00:32 GMT

Author: david egilman
Position: clinical associate prof
Institution: Brown University
E-mail: degilman@egilman.com
Submitted Date: November 26, 2008
Published Date: November 27, 2008
This comment was originally posted as a “Reader Response” on the publication date indicated above. All Reader Responses are now available as comments.

The FDA knows everything that Bero published is true. In fact as Rosenheck has shown, when the FDA concludes that sponsor studies are worthless they remain silent when sponsors publish these bogus results with false claims of efficacy. [Rosenheck, International Journal of Law and Psychiatry 28 (2005) 467–483] .

There is no excuse for this silence which has resulted in untold death disabilty and of course, profits.

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