Big Pharma’s only interest in society today is profit. Healthy people are of no use to them whatsoever, after all a healthy person does not need a cure. So bearing this in mind a few adverse reactions here and there do not worry the likes of Glaxo Smith Kline, Merck and Eli Lilly because where there is an adverse reaction there is the chance to prescribe another drug.
I wonder just how many Americans are aware of the fact that a reported 4 and 8 million children are on the drug Ritalin. That’s right, a staggering 4 to 8 million of all USA children are diagnosed with ADHD and some of these children are on Ritalin which is a stimulant from under the age of 5years old. Evelyn Pringle has reported on this fact in her article Kids on ADHD drugs: A dangerous path to addiction She says:-
“More recent statistics show a 369 percent increase in spending on ADHD drugs for children under 5. From 2000 to 2003, the rise in the use of attention deficit drugs by children under 5 years contributed to an overall 23 percent increase for all children, according to an analysis by the nation’s largest prescription benefit manager, Medco Health Solutions.”
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