Contra Pfizer

Healy, David
November 2005
Ethical Human Psychology & Psychiatry;Fall/Winter2005, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p181
Academic Journal
Against a background of longstanding concerns that antidepressants may trigger suicidality, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2004 convened two committees to review the issues. Prior to the second meeting Pfizer posted an extensive ad hominem attack on me on FDA's website. There was no opportunity to post a response. This article covers the points made in response and sheds some light on pharmaceutical company handling of debates about adverse events.


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