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Originally posted by djohnsto77
The fact that this was previously unknown is a problem and opens the drug the companies up to lawsuits regarding use prior to the revelations (rightly).
Many prescription drugs have the possiblity of very bad side effects and that's the reason why they aren't provided otc, but only provided by a doctor's prescription after a careful weighting of the cost/benefit balance.
Originally posted by soficrow
Believe it or not, some people expect doctors to be concerned about health, not a cost benefit analysis.