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  •  I may be misremembering, but when I had my (0+ / 0-)

    wisdom teeth out I got a lovely painkiller called "DARVON." When I asked for it after more recent dental work, I was told it wasn't available.

    Is this "infringing on my rights" to be pain-free? Percodan and derivatives make me throw up.

    **Your beliefs don't make you a better person, your behavior does** h/t Clytemnestra/Victoria Jackson

    by glorificus on Tue Jan 08, 2013 at 03:43:07 PM PST

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    •  FDA ordered Darvon and Darvocet (1+ / 0-)
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      Manufacturers to recall these meds as studies proved beyond any doubt their use was associated and contributed to users developing atrial fibrillation (irregular heart rhythm, which can be fatal).  And the FDA had these studies for some years and kept quiet on any action.  Which is why the manufacturers and the FDA are named in lawsuits.  Hope this answers your question.

    •  Well...lets just define the word 'rights' and (1+ / 0-)
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      you make the call.

      "Rights-Noun: 1) plural of right, which is the collection of entitlements which a person may have and which are protected by the government and the courts or under an agreement (contract)."

      Of course, the Bill of Rights include the right to keep and bear arms....so, the answer as to whether or not gun control is an infringement of rights or not is well beyond your opinion on the matter.

      Words have meanings, they do not change because the implications of your opinions make you uncomfortable.

      Those who would sacrifice liberty for security deserve neither.

      by FrankRose on Tue Jan 08, 2013 at 06:44:06 PM PST

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    •  Darvon made ME throw up (1+ / 0-)
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      glorificus

      the one and only time I was ever prescribed any.

      Individual biochemistry is weird.

      If it's
      Not your body,
      Then it's
      Not your choice
      And it's
      None of your damn business!

      by TheOtherMaven on Wed Jan 09, 2013 at 02:35:53 AM PST

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