New FDA Policy Endangers Respiratory ...

New FDA Policy Endangers Respiratory Patients

There are 10 comments on the Mayor Sam's Sister City story from Jun 21, 2008, titled New FDA Policy Endangers Respiratory Patients. In it, Mayor Sam's Sister City reports that:

"...Your inhaler may be changing." This is the quasi-advertising slug that has been making the medical community rounds for the past year or so.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at Mayor Sam's Sister City.

“Art”

Since: Mar 08

San Francisco, CA

#1 Jun 22, 2008
It's about time that someone in the media stopped acting as a PR flack for the FDA, simply regurgitating the FDA spin on the ban of CFC metered-dose inhalers (MDIs). It had to happen, sooner or later.

The writer of this excellent column is to be commended for powerfully making two key points about the FDA ban of CFC albuterol (and eventually, all CFC MDIs) that have, so far, been overlooked by the rest of the media:

1) CFC MDI emissions do NOT harm the ozone layer- they are much too small to effect the natural creation and destruction of stratospheric ozone. The popular idea that CFC inhalers are being banned to save the ozone layer is a LIE successfully spread (so far) by the EPA and the FDA. Dr. Leslie Hendeles, a major proponent of HFA inhalers, by the way, agrees with other scientists that CFC MDI emissions do NOT harm the ozone layer.

2) The new 'environment-friendly' HFA replacement inhalers are MUCH less safe and effective for MANY pulmonary patients than the CFC MDIs are. Patients are going to fight this CFC ihaler ban NOT because they object to the "taste" or the "mouth feel" of HFA inhalers or any of the other idiotic 'problems' that are spoon-fed to the media by the FDA and their numerous spokesthings- but because their lives and safety have been compromised by this absolutely moronic ban, which is an example of environmental extremism run amok.

To be clear, we applaud the Montreal Protocol's success in ridding the planet of annual ozone-depleting substance emissions of 1.2 million tons/year in the peak year of 1987. But it's a shame that common sense did not prevail, and that the Montreal Protocol did not preserve a fraction of 1% of those peak 1987 levels of CFCs to protect the health and safety of the world's pulmonary patients.

We're going to correct this mistake, starting in the U.S. To join us, google 'save cfc' or sign the petition at:

http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/saveCFCinh...

The National Campaign to Save CFC Asthma Inhalers
Cheri Modrow

Milwaukee, WI

#2 Jun 22, 2008
Brilliant Article. I couldn't agree more. I signed the petition to save cfc asthma inhalers along with thousands of others. I encourage anyone who reads this, and cares, to do the same!

http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/saveCFCinh...
Lynn

Bethesda, MD

#3 Jun 22, 2008
Great article-I was elated to see the truth be written-for many of us, we have become the victims of the FDA's decision to ban CFC inhalers endangering anyone that is sensitive to Ethanol the propellant of choice(3 out of the 4 rescue inhalers contain ethanol), a known toxin to asthmatics, causing severe broncospasm. I've tried 3 HFA inhalers, 3 times I experienced adverse reactions, 3 times I resorted to my backup CFC inhaler-What is that saying about 3 strikes? So please file a Med-Watch complaint with the FDA and join the campaign to save CFC inhalers!http://www.ipetitions .com/petition/saveCFCinhalers/ index.html
nagg

Bozeman, MT

#4 Jun 22, 2008
Finally, an article that tells the truth. I'm tired of reading all of the FDA's propaganda. Not everyone will be able to transition to the new HFA inhaler that is being forced on them by the FDA.
Maureen Port Jeff NY

Randolph, NJ

#5 Aug 4, 2008
Has anyone found a black market for our CFC inhalers. Lets face it this country has every illegal drug crossing its borders, that they can't stop.Kids can find every pill you can think of,but lets ban our inhalers. There must be some country still making them. You don't really think that certain countries stop making bombs just because we say so. Do you?

“Art”

Since: Mar 08

San Francisco, CA

#7 Aug 4, 2008
Petition (POLITICAL CAMPAIGN) to save CFC inhalers:

http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/saveCFCinh...
William Gustman

France

#9 Feb 5, 2013
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I love the idea of taking responsibility for my own health (or lack of health) and skipping the bureaucracy... to say nothing of having to drive to the doctor, wait in line, yet again, to get a prescription refilled.
Marshman

Sweden

#10 Apr 19, 2013
i wrote:
I have ordered prescription drugs (without a prescription) online from http://inhousegeneric.info about two years ago, and was pleased with the speed and quality of service.
I'm thinking of doing the same thing with my medication. The meds is expensive, but there is a generic version available overseas.
I love the idea of taking responsibility for my own health (or lack of health) and skipping the bureaucracy... to say nothing of having to drive to the doctor, wait in line, yet again, to get a prescription refilled.
http://inhousegeneric.info very clear and informative site, simple ordering process and very fast delivery. All round excellent service - will use again.
Reilly

Romania

#12 Aug 15, 2013
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Ackerley

Finland

#15 Sep 10, 2013
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