'Big Pharma' is facing mass lawsuits due to severe side-effects caused by drugs like Opioid, Vioxx, Yaz and Yasmin, and Risperdal. These effects, often downplayed during drug approval, coupled with misleading marketing strategies, result in overuse or misuse, causing serious health problems. Scrutiny has also fallen on regulatory bodies like the FDA; their reliance on manufacturers' data raises questions about drug safety. Advocacy groups demand increased transparency, harsher penalties for misleading marketing and non-compliance, and stricter post-market surveillance. Despite slow-paced reforms, these lawsuits highlight serious safety and ethical issues, underlining the need for ethical business practices and a balance between drug innovation and safety.
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