Why do they prescribe medications that have side effects such as death, or side effects that could lead to death?
- 9 months ago
The fact is that anything and everything can kill you. Used responsibly and correctly by experienced practitioners, most drugs have only a tiny fraction of a possibility of killing you.
- D JLv 710 months ago
Because the benefits outweigh the risks.
- Diane ALv 710 months ago
You have to weigh the pros/cons and the risk to benefit ratio. Many people would take the small odds of life or improvement.
- 10 months ago
When this does occur (chemotherapy for example), the risk from the medication is less than the disease. If the disease kills 50% of the people and the medication kills 1%, you take the medication.
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- Anonymous10 months ago
Death is better than certain medical conditions
- Jay RLv 710 months ago
It's complicated, but money is at the root of the problem.