Tag: drug trials

Pharmaceutical industry bias leads to burial of drug side effects

Paxil pills spilling out of a bottle

The antidepressant medication Paxil was found to be not safe for teenagers in September, even though the pill’s original 2001 drug trial said otherwise. The pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline funded the trial, and used their influence to suppress the negative results Paxil presented when used on teens.         GlaxoSmithKline isn’t the only pharmaceutical company that… Read More