April 28th, 2006

Pfizer Boldly Advertising Celebrex Again

By Alex Berenson
The New York Times

As it resumes advertising its controversial painkiller Celebrex, Pfizer, the world’s biggest drug maker, is offering consumers a mixed message. Sixteen months after the company stopped advertising Celebrex over concerns about its heart risks, Pfizer has returned with new ads that juxtapose folksy imagery with a jarring, bold-face warning about the drug’s dangers. “Important Information: CELEBREX may increase the chance of a heart attack or stroke that can lead to death,” the paragraph-long caveat begins.

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Comments

  1. Posted by Judy Waters on May 11th, 2006

    I do not know what I would do without my Celebrex. I just did without it for 4 days and the pain had me crying for three of those days. It had me completly down in bed crying in pain. Now it is taking a few days to get it back in my system. I do not ever want or desire to be without it ever again. RISK OR NO RISK.  Judy

  2. Posted by allisun335 on May 11th, 2006

    in march 2003 i suffered a heart attack. i was taking celebrix at the time, .

  3. Posted by Watchdog on May 16th, 2006

    Judy sounds like an astroturfer

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