Experimental Drugging of Children – Medicaid Funded

VIDEO: Here’s a news clip from a North Dakota TV station that aired yesterday, August 18, 2008: http://www.wday.com/tv/?page=video&vid=29_rxforchildren
Geodon, Seroquel and Zyprexa are high-powered antipsychotic drugs that are not FDA approved for anything whatsoever on children.
Proof you want?
At each of the below links you will find the manufacturer‘s label for each drug which clearly notes: “Safety and effectiveness in pediatric patients have not been established”

The links also list the side effects of each of these drugs.

Geodon FDA label: http://www.fda.gov/cder/foi/label/2007/020825s026,020919s016lbl.pdf (10/02/2007)

Seroquel FDA label:http://www.fda.gov/cder/foi/label/2008/020639s025s037s038s040lbl.pdf (05/13/2008)

Zyprexa FDA label: http://www.fda.gov/cder/foi/label/2007/020592s042s043,021086s022s023,021253s026lbl.pdf (07/06/2007)

Yet, shrinks are using them on children and State Medicaid programs are paying for these drugs and buckling under the enormous cost.
Do parents know the use of these drugs are not FDA approved for their children? Probably not. However, word is starting to leak out and perhaps they will find out.
How much is your State Medicaid program paying for these drugs on children. You can find out. It is a public record. Ask your State’s Medicaid Director here:
http://www.oig.hhs.gov/publications/docs/mfcu/mfcu_contact.pdf and then armed with those statistics contact your legislators and media in your state about this horrific scandal. Here are the stats from sparsely populated North Dakota:
Here are the stats from sparsely populated North Dakota: Geodon 2001 $14,359.30 Geodon 2002 $32,384.12 Geodon 2003 $42,870.57 Geodon 2004 $90,881.54 Geodon 2005 $126,015.95 Geodon 2006 $371,691.20 Geodon 2007 $81,342.91 Seroquel 2000 $56,759.84 Seroquel 2001 $43,544.69 Seroquel 2002 $81,419.69 Seroquel 2003 $124,923.64 Seroquel 2004 $141,620.59 Seroquel 2005 $239,480.30 Seroquel 2006 $269,332.98 Seroquel 2007 $269,248.72 Zyprexa 2000 $43,171.21 Zyprexa 2001 $47,297.10 Zyprexa 2002 $71,370.63 Zyprexa 2003 $65,217.90 Zyprexa 2004 $58,147.43 Zyprexa 2005 $95,290.66 Zyprexa 2006 $137,108.59 Zyprexa 2007 $137,047.06
TOTAL: $2,640,526.62
27,467 Signatures Against TeenScreen.

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