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F.D.A. Requiring Suicide Studies in Drug Trials

There are 4 comments on the New York Times story from Jan 24, 2008, titled F.D.A. Requiring Suicide Studies in Drug Trials. In it, New York Times reports that:

“One lesson from pharmacology is that you can see effects on emotion and cognition without the drug entering the brain if a drug leads to peripheral changes in”

After decades of inattention to the possible psychiatric side effects of experimental medicines, the Food and Drug Administration is now requiring drug makers to study closely whether patients become suicidal ... via New York Times

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High Springs, FL

#1 Jan 24, 2008
We are all aware, in every neighborhood in America, of the dangers of these psychotropic and depressant drugs that have lead to murders, suicide and violence. It is appalling that the FDA has just gotten around to notice the destruction to the society when the people have been pointing to the horror tales of what happened to their families and friends by the evilness of the pharmaceutical & mental health and counseling industry. I guess "better late then never" should be commended.

Friendswood, TX

#2 Feb 14, 2008
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