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ISBN: 1853835528 / ISBN-13: 9781853835520

The Therapeutic Nightmare: The Battle Over the World's Most Controversial Tranquilizer

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How do drugs get to the market? What controls are there and what procedures for monitoring their effects? And how adequate are the regulators in ... Show synopsis

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  • The Therapeutic Nightmare: The Battle Over the World's Most Controversial Tranquilizer (Earthscan Publications) – Hardcover (1999)
    by John Abraham, Julie Sheppard

    The Therapeutic Nightmare: The Battle Over the World's Most Controversial Tranquilizer

    Hardcover, Earthscan Publications
    1999
    English
    192 pages

    ISBN: 1853835528
    ISBN-13: 9781853835520

    Presents an account of how the psychotropic drug Halcion came onto the market in the UK and the US and how it was subsequently withdrawn in the UK after having serious effects on many patients - such as amnesia, suicidal behaviour and psychosis. The text is a study in the issues and difficulties of controlling the safety of new drugs, the interests at stake, the science involved and the problems confronted both by regulators and consumers.

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