Thursday, December 10, 2009
The End For European Medicine Regulators?
I was sent a link by a reader of Seroxat Sufferers that, if true, could have severe implications for those taking prescription drugs in the UK and rest of Europe.
The website, prescrire.org, is predominantly written in French, however the following has been translated into English.
The post was made on the 1st December, 2009 and, if true, will leave you shocked and stunned at the latest European Commission proposal.
It would appear that they wish to hand over post-marketing monitoring to the pharmaceutical companies, the same pharmaceutical companies that have a history of covering up adverse reactions that harm the sales of their products!
Confronted with this fundamental problem, rather than attack the causes (including inadequate risk evaluation before drugs are approved), the European Commission has proposed a dangerous reform of the pharmacovigilance system. The Commission plans to turn the problem over to the very parties who have a strong direct interest in burying it: pharmaceutical companies.
You can read the article for yourself here
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