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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737739633
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 8/1/2008
  • Series: Current Controversies
  • Pages: 176
  • Age range: 16 - 18 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents


Foreword     11
Introduction     14
Is Too Little Attention Given to the Safety of Prescription Drugs?
Chapter Preface     19
Yes: Problems Often Show Up After a Prescription Drug Is on the Market
Off-Label Prescription of Drugs Can Lead to Adverse Effects   Hazel Muir     21
Some Prescription Drugs on the Market Are Unsafe   Consumer Reports     29
Prescription Drugs Can Cause Serious Harm When Risks Are Ignored   Susan Kelleher     40
The Post-marketing Study of Prescription Drugs Is Not Adequate   David J. Graham     48
No: Too Much Caution Deprives Patients of Prescription Drugs They Need
Excessive Caution in Drug Approval Causes More Harm than It Prevents   Scott Gottlieb     57
Panic over Prescription-Drug Risks Leads People to Stop Taking Needed Medication   Irene S. Levine     61
Safety Concerns About Prescription Drugs Are Exaggerated and Will Result in Higher Prices   Henry I. Miller     67
The Lengthy Approval Process for Prescription Drugs Costs Lives   Gilbert L. Ross     71
Terminally Ill Patients Should Be Allowed to Use Experimental Drugs   Sigrid Fry-Revere     75
Do Pharmaceutical Companies Promote Unnecessary Drugs?
Direct-to-Consumer Prescription Drug Advertising: An Overview   Carol Rados     80
Yes: Many New Drugs Are Developed Merely for Commercial Reasons
Pharmaceutical Companies Define Normal Conditions as Diseases   Ray Moynihan   Alan Cassels     87
Drug Promotion Plays on People's Fears of Future Illness   Barbara Mintzes     96
Drug Promotion Has Led to the Overmedication of Children   Anne Taylor Fleming     105
No: New Drugs Help People Who Would Otherwise Lack Effective Treatment
Drugs for Minor Conditions Are Important to Many People   Glenn Harlan Reynolds     108
Improved Prescription Drugs Mean Better Medical Treatment and Less Illness   Alan F. Holmer     111
Direct-to-Consumer Prescription Drug Advertising Helps People Get Treatment for Undiagnosed Diseases   Paul Antony     121
Do Prescription Drugs in America Cost Too Much?
The Rising Cost of Prescription Drugs: An Overview   Kaiser Family Foundation     131
Yes: American Pharmaceutical Companies Charge Too Much
Many People Cannot Afford the Prices Set by the Profit-Driven Drug Industry   Katharine Greider     140
Importing Less-Costly Prescription Drugs from Abroad Should Be Allowed   Nelda Barnett     147
New Cancer Drugs Cost More than Their Brief Extending of Life May Be Worth   Daniel Costello     150
No: Pharmaceutical Companies Need Profits to Do Research
High Prices of Drugs for Minor Problems Pay for Drugs That Cure More Serious Ones   Peter W. Huber     156
Medical Innovation Would Stop If the Government Controlled Drug Prices   Sidney Taurel     165
Controlling Drug Prices Would Reduce Access to Medicine   Doug Bandow     174
Are Dishonest or Illegal Prescription Drug Practices Common?
Chapter Preface     180
Gifts from Pharmaceutical Companies Influence Doctors   Adriane Fugh-Berman   Shahram Ahari     182
Media Reporting About Prescription Drugs Is Often Inaccurate   Richard A. Deyo   Donald L. Patrick     190
Prescription Drugs Are Often Abused   Nichole Aksamit     200
Young People Often Trade Prescription Drugs with Friends   Amy Harmon     203
Teens Use Prescription Drugs to Get High   Donna Leinwand     213
Organizations to Contact     220
Bibliography     227
Index     236
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