Vioxx

Vioxx, also sold as Ceoxx and Ceeoxx, is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, or NSAID, much like ibuprofen and naproxen except that it causes heart attacks, strokes and death. In addition, the manufacturer, Merck and the FDA conspired to hide the data about the side effects. The drug was released in 1993 and recalled from the

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Accutane

Accutane (isotretinoin) began as a drug used in cancer treatment but was found to control severe cases of acne as well. Hoffmann-LaRoche Inc. created and released the drug in 1982 but stopped manufacturing it in 2009 because of known dangers and side effects. However, generic brands of the drug are still available sold as Amnesteen,

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Testosterone Therapy

When a man cannot make enough testosterone in his body, it is called male hypogonadism (low testosterone or “Low T”). Many medications can treat this condition, but they may also cause heart failure. Three uses for Testosterone Therapy are to treat Low T, erectile dysfunction and to enhance athletic performance. Low T in older men

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Risperdal

Risperdal & Invega are two antipsychotic drugs marketed by Johnson and Johnson that have proven to be dangerous to those who take them. Risperdal (risperidone) is approved to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder in adults and adolescents, as well as autism in children and adolescents. Invega (paliperidone) is also approved to treat schizophrenia. These drugs

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Lipitor

Lipitor may hold the throne as the world’s top selling prescription of all time, but recently some studies have shown that the drug could be linked to serious adverse effects including Type 2 Diabetes. Lipitor is a cholesterol-lowering medication that has been around since 1996. It was originally marketed by Warner Lambert company and was

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