Posted: May 25, 2010 10:08 am
by Dr. Nancy Malik
Moridin wrote:
No substance is intrinsically toxic. Toxicity depends on dose. Yes, all medications have risks associated with them. There is no such thing as a risk free medicine (or food item). This is an illusion. Even something basic as aspirin can cause bleeding ulcers if used regularly for a long time.

Also note that this is a tightly regulated industry, with the precautionary principle being applied frequently (such as in the case of Vioxx, silicone breast implants, thimerosal etc.)

Agreed totally that toxicity depends upon dose. But who is prescribing over dose? The conventional physicians. ... _label.php

You talk of precautions. In spite of precautions, just one single drug, Vioxx, killed more than 55,000 people. That comes from the sworn testimony of Dr. David Graham, a senior scientist at the FDA.
Ref: Testimony of Dr David Graham at Senate Finance Comittee Hearings ... dgtest.pdf