Friday, May 13, 2016

Shire's Hired Gun to Defend Its Binge Eating Disorder Screener at APA Annual Meeting

Shire's B.E.D. symptom checklist, IMHO, is a perfect aid for people who wish to abuse a dangerous Schedule II controlled stimulant.

According to my more or less truthful answers to the screener, I may suffer from B.E.D. and be able to convince my doc to prescribe me Vyvanse.

I suggested that Shire remove this tool from its website to prevent possible abuse of this medication ("How Virtually Anyone Can Get an Rx for Amphetamine... Sorry, I Meant to Say Vyvanse"), but now I see Shire wants to "prove" to the medical community that this bogus test has value in clinical practice! Click on "Read More"...

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