Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Arthritis Drugs and Cancer?

HHH Note: Sometimes, articles just catch our eyes. This one really made us sit back and think. What kind of future are we giving some of our youth?

All drug manufacturers are required to provide adverse reaction data to the FDA. Sometimes, the data can show some surprising and unexpected results after patient numbers increase dramatically. Does this mean some drugs have to be pulled from the market? What it really means is that we as consumers must investigate the drugs and question the physicians to be sure we are willing to take the risks for ourselves and our children. If you have an adverse reaction to any drug, please make sure your physician knows. You can also alert the FDA. They will keep the information on file.

FDA Probes Arthritis Drug Link To Cancer

June 4, 2008
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced an investigation into a class of drugs used to treat arthritis, over concerns they might be linked to the development of cancer....

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