Alexza Inhaled Antipsychotic May Pose Fatal Lung Risks

Alexza Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s inhaled antipsychotic drug may put some patients at risk for respiratory failure, according to U.S. regulators considering whether to approve the treatment for sale.  While Adasuve is effective as a fast-acting treatment for agitation among patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, it can cause bronchial spasms that may be fatal in people with conditions such as asthma, Food and Drug Administration staff said today in a report. Outside advisers to the agency plan to meet Dec. 12 to evaluate the findings.

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I’m telling you, this is exactly the reason why I refuse to take new drugs. I refuse new vaccines for my son. There is just no way to know exactly what those chemicals are going to do in the long term. Not until there are longitudinal studies done. And that can’t happen until years after the drug has been released to the general public.

Tried and true. That’s the way I like it.

And there’s so little in the pipeline for BP right now…if anyone wants to try some other form of treatment (because let’s face it, the choices we have right now are less than stellar) taking your life in your hands with one of these brand new drugs is all we’ve got. Sigh. It’s really worse than a rock and a hard place. I hate having to choose between probable diabetes with weight gain and a new drug that could possibly kill me.


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