Category Archives: Drugs of Shame

Medicines often prescribed for migraine as preventives that are too dangerous to even look at let alone take. The list will grow in time, adding new drugs of shame as they appear and as my time allows

Will a Medicine Help You? The Numbers Will Shock You!

I love TED. I watch TED programs all the time because in 15-20 minutes they summarize important information that you cannot get anywhere else! This TED is like that. This is the most important TED you may ever watch in your … Continue reading

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Triptans & SSRIs: for Migraines & Depression?

PRESS RELEASE I wrote an article  as part of the Drugs of Shame series on the many triptans, SSRIs, SNRIs, and similar medicines prescribed for migraines and depressions. I questioned if given all of our new knowledge that both migraines and depression … Continue reading

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FDA Drug Label Warning Changes

****************IMPORTANT***************** The MedWatch September 2015 Safety Labeling Changes posting includes 48 products with safety labeling changes to the following sections: BOXED WARNING, CONTRAINDICATIONS, WARNINGS, PRECAUTIONS, ADVERSE REACTIONS, or PATIENT PACKAGE INSERT/MEDICATION GUIDE. The “Summary Page” table provides a listing of … Continue reading

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Drugs of Shame #1: Topamax and Its Dangers

PRESS RELEASE Topamax: The Drug with 9 Lives is published by HormonesMatter as part of my ongoing effort of awakening doctors and patients about the dangers we face when we take medicines. Doctors prescribe them in good will because they … Continue reading

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How Pharmaceuticals Make Mountains of Money from Molehills of Illnesses!

Nothing new here; we have always known it. It did not even surprise me to read in the Scientific American MIND about it. What surprised me is how comfortable the world is with this picture. So let me present the … Continue reading

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Levaquin, Cipro, & Avelox Lawsuit!

Anyone ever got hurt (floxed) by Levaquin, Cipro, or Avelox, here is a lawsuit you can join. How do you know if you were floxed? Not everyone has the same symptoms but what these drugs share in common is that … Continue reading

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And the Fight Goes On!

An Eulogy and a Warning! This was meant to be an eulogy for Dr. Gonzales but I decided to make it more than that. You may not be familiar with his name albeit thousands are. He was a doctor that … Continue reading

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Vegetarian, Vegan Diets, & Antioxidant Supplements: Are They Good for You?

Ironically the answers is no! I bet you have not thought about this or heard of that but recent research shows that eating too much vegetables and antioxidant supplements is actually harmful. There are several reasons for this. I want to … Continue reading

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Drugs & Doctors of Shame!

Drugs of Shame Series How about starting the series with a Doctor of Shame who in the ER gave to a migraineur 3 Drugs of Shame? Imagine that you are in horrific pain! You are also partially blinded by the … Continue reading

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Drugs of Shame – Introduction

Drugs of Shame Series – Introduction So let’s talk drugs. In particular, I only focus on drugs that are prescribed for migraine pains of members of my migraine group on Facebook, since that is my area of expertise. I ask … Continue reading

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