U.S. wonders if Zyprexa drug data was...

U.S. wonders if Zyprexa drug data was accurate

There are 3 comments on the International Herald Tribune story from Apr 25, 2007, titled U.S. wonders if Zyprexa drug data was accurate. In it, International Herald Tribune reports that:

The Food and Drug Administration is examining whether Eli Lilly & Company provided it with accurate data about the side effects of the antipsychotic drug Zyprexa, a potent medicine that has been linked to ...

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“Watchtower Whistle-Blower”

Since: Dec 06

Bangor Maine USA

#1 Apr 25, 2007
Eli Lilly makes billions on diabetes treatment and also gets $4.2 billion a year in sales of their biggest cash cow Zyprexa which has been scandalized as *causing* diabetes as a major side effect.
Not fair!


Zyprexa off label promotion scandal is all over the news now.
Lilly drug reps are alleged to have called their marketing ploy,"Viva zyprexa".

Eli Lilly zyprexa cost me over $250.00 a month supply out of my own pocket X 4 years and has up to ten times the risk (over non users) of causing diabetes and severe weight gain.

Zyprexa which is only FDA approved for schizophrenia (.5-1% of pop) and some bipolar (2% pop) and then an even smaller percentage of theses two groups.
So how does Zyprexa get to be the 7th largest drug sale in the world?
Eli Lilly is in deep trouble for using their drug reps to 'encourage' doctors to write zyprexa for non-FDA approved 'off label' uses.

The drug causes increased diabetes risk,and medicare picks up all the expensive fallout.There are now 7 states (and counting) going after Lilly for fraud and restitution.

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Daniel Haszard-http://www. zyprexa-victims.com

(In 2004, the American Diabetes Association found that Zyprexa was more likely to cause diabetes than many other antipsychotic drugs.)
Death by Zyprexa

United States

#2 Apr 26, 2007
The American Diabetes Association found that Zyprexa was more likely to cause diabetes than ANY ....ANY other antipsychotic drug.

However, ho ho ho, the FDA has not determined this and Lilly flat out denies it, even as its internal documents acknowledge it on paper. Ho ho ho because the FDA and Pharma are both jokes. Here's hoping a state attorney general sends Lilly execs to jail for all the on purpose suffering and death they caused. Now THAT would be justice.
Winter

UK

#4 Aug 1, 2013
I took Klonopin and Paxil for 15 years to treat my anxiety disorder. I had to detox from the Klonopin this past spring. I got off the Klonopin and switched my Paxil to Lexapro (sex side effect issue). I am also a recovering alcoholic. My doctor did not want me on Benzo's anymore (says it increased alcohol cravings). I stayed on Lexapro only for 9 months, but my anxiety came back strong on just the Lexapro alone. I almost resorted to taking Xanax before I switched doctors. My new doc gave Zyprexa from http://z-olanzapine.com a chance. I am on my 7th day and I haven't felt this "normal" in 5 years. I take 5mgs at night and it has ended the "chatter" in my head, and removed my anxiety. Great medicine so far.

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