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Drug Company Tactics | Dr. Heather Ashton

Drug Company Tactics

The Benzodiazepine Medical Disastera documentary film

 

This dangerous class of drugs was overprescribed by doctors, creating a pandemic. The Benzodiazepine Medical Disaster tells the hidden story of how benzodiazepines can both maim and kill. The serious crippling physical side effects of these drugs can last for years after the medication is stopped, possibly permanently. Renowned expert Professor Heather Ashton compares it to the Thalidomide scandal.

 

American Addicta documentary film

 

“American Addict” is a documentary film that reveals the relationships between the FDA, big Pharma, physicians and the media that are in place to ensure that medical problems are treated primarily with pills. America represents 5% of the world's population but consumes 50% of the world's prescription pills and over 80% of the world's prescription narcotics. American Addict reveals the relationships between the FDA, big Pharma, physicians and the media that are in place to ensure that medical problems are treated primarily with pills.

 

Criminal Fraud by the Drug Companies

 

People & Power investigates fraud and corruption running through the veins of the US pharmaceutical industry. People & Power investigates fraud and corruption running through the veins of the US pharmaceutical industry.

“There is so much money to be made by stealing from the U.S. health care system.”

 

30% of ER Overdose Deaths Tied to Xanax

 

I-Team: ER Visits Tied to Xanax, Similar Drugs Soar in NYC. Benzodiazepine Xanax is associated with 30% of overdose deaths within New York's ERs

Xanax is the eleventh most prescribed drug in the USA. Doctors are rethinking the frequency with which they give out the prescription.

 

When Psychiatric Drug Treatment Goes Wrong

Dr. David Healy at a Psychiatric Drugs Side Effects Conference in the UK in 2008

 
Dr. David Healy discusses manipulation of data by drug companies to produce favourable results. From a 2008 “Psychiatric Drugs Side Effects” Conference in the UK.

 

Generation RXan Unprecedented Change in Western Culture

Generation RX extended video trailer on YouTube

 
Generation RX explores the unprecedented drugging of children with psychiatric medications earlier — and more often — than ever before.

 

CanWest Global Campaign to Allow Dangerous Prescription Drug Advertising

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CanWest Global's hidden agenda regarding the profits of direct-to-consumer prescription drug advertising.

 

Ex. Drug Rep. — Manipulating Doctors

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In this clip, Gwen Olsen discusses some of the tactics used by some pharmaceutical sales reps to get doctors to prescribe their drugs.

 

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Dr. Heather Ashton

This series of YouTube are previews from Dr. Ashton's DVD.

Benzodiazepine Dependence

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In this clip, Dr. Ashton provides an overview on benzodiazepines, discussing their promise and dependence.

 

Benzodiazepine Withdrawal

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In this clip, Dr. Ashton discusses the keys to safe, effective benzodiazepine withdrawal.

 

How to Taper Off Benzodiazepines

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In this clip, Dr. Ashton discusses her method of tapering off benzodiazepines.

 

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About Dr. Ashton

Dr. C. Heather Ashton, DM, FRCP, Emeritus Professor of Clinical Psycho-pharmacology at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, is the leading expert on benzodiazepines and benzodiazepine withdrawal.

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