UPJOHN'S DRUG XANAX ON TRIAL

Eric O. Troldahl etroll at flash.spamnet
Sun Mar 22 23:58:18 EST 1998


sbharris at ix.netcom.com(Steven B. Harris) wrote:
>
>   Here's a truth: there are no "bad drugs,"  --- instead, what there
>are, are bad relationships between certain people and certain drugs. 
>If you need a prime example from your own experience, think of alcohol.
>If we made ethyl alcohol only available through physicians, would it
>then be reasonable for alcoholics to blame doctors?  And would doctors
>then be the simple cause of all alcoholism?  Gee, that sounds like a
>good proposal, then.  Except I hope you understand that there are a lot
>of things wrong it.  Premises which need to be examined, and so forth.
>
>                                      Steve Harris, M.D.

If a drug has a higher incidence of major side effects than clinical positive
effect, is it still a "good" drug?


Eric O. Troldahl, etroll at flash.net
Lead Proponent, rec.autos.sport.nascar.moderated
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