Where are the Lessons learned from the DES Drugs Tragedy?

Take Two Tablets Daily in blind Faith…
Benefits: unknown, Side Effects: unknown

Seen as a medical miracle to help women with pregnancy issues and a dependable source of steady income for pharmaceutical companies, Diethylstilbestrol (DES) was given to millions of women around the world. It was meant to be a wonder drug for expecting moms but its devastating impacts are now hitting their daughters and sons, decades later. Diethylstilbestrol was considered safe and effective for both mothers and their developing babies until the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advised physicians in 1971 to discontinue prescribing diethylstilboestrol in pregnant women because of its link to a rare vaginal cancer.

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Where are the Lessons learned from the DES Drugs Tragedy?
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Author: DES Daughter

Activist, blogger and social media addict committed to shedding light on a global health scandal and dedicated to raise DES awareness.

4 thoughts on “Where are the Lessons learned from the DES Drugs Tragedy?”

  1. There are a way too many defective and dangerous drug scandals- the governments of the world need to unite and nationalize all drug companies and regulate the industry with a tight reign- the drugs industry should not be a profit – driven industry…

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