On the front page of today’s Sunday Times, an article by Mark Tighe reports that the army expert who advised the Irish Government on it’s practice of prescribing the dangerous drug Lariam, has previously received funding from Roche, the manufacturer of Lariam. So someone finally gets the conflict of interest here? Patricia Schlagenhauf stated that she is the ‘Malaria Prevention Advisor’ to the Irish Armed Forces.
drugs. According to Dr David Healy ‘All drugs that cause sexual dysfunction can also cause birth defects’. Not surprisingly he further states that ‘Sexual-DEATH not uncommonly leaves death by suicide, marriage break-up, job loss and other serious problems in its wake’. He states that treatment-emergent sexual dysfunction can start as early as a week after exposure to these drugs and can last for 5 or 10 years, or sometimes permanently.