Wednesday, January 04, 2006
I am a Milblogger just back from Iraq, who had to go without Vioxx that I had been prescribed for polyarthritus for the year of my deployment. I next moved to Bextra, likewise taken off the market.
I first wrote my frustrations in a post from August.
I would love to see a lawyer with some juice frame the proper case for a class action style counter-suit against those who sue Pharmaceutical Companies (particularly class action law firms) for exorbitant damages from unproven correlations to "harmful side effects."
It stirkes me that I am deprived of a drug my Rheumatologist and I know to be effective for my condition, directly due to their greed and the unrelenting drive towards eliminating perceived risks, whoever remote, unproven or relatively inconsequential in comparison to benefit.
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