Results for - Pharmaceuticals

455 voters participated in this survey

1. A recent article stated that pharmaceutical companies are only required to list a few side effects of their drugs, and that there are as many as 5x more than most list. Do you think they should be required to list all side effects?

Yes
71%
321 votes
No
16%
73 votes
Undecided
13%
61 votes

2. Have you ever suffered from extreme side effects of a pharmaceutical drug and had wished you had sued the company? Maybe for one not listed directly in the instructions for use?

Yes
23%
106 votes
No
61%
276 votes
Not Applicable
16%
73 votes

3. If there was a natural alternative that could do away with many, many pharmaceutical drugs would you prefer that method of medicating, even if it was controversial?

Yes
50%
227 votes
No
19%
87 votes
Undecided
31%
141 votes

4. Many antidepressants and anti psychotics say that they are not approved for those under 18. Do you think that it's okay if doctors prescribe them for minors, or do you think the doctors should be in trouble for doing so?

Depends on the person/circumstance
37%
170 votes
I think it's okay as long as the minor's behavior and emotions are monitored
17%
78 votes
I think the doctor should be in trouble for doing so
18%
80 votes
Unsure
27%
124 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
3 votes

5. Would you trust your doctor in knowing what pharmaceuticals have adverse side effects when mixed?

Yes
40%
180 votes
No
27%
121 votes
Undecided
29%
134 votes
Not Applicable
4%
20 votes

6. Do you think that addiction to pharmaceutical drugs is as serious as addictions to illegal/street drugs?

Not at all serious
9%
39 votes
Slightly less serious
16%
72 votes
Neutral/Undecided
33%
151 votes
Slightly more serious
23%
104 votes
Definitely more serious
20%
89 votes
08/23/2012 Health & Fitness 455 5 By: tsgurl101

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