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60 Minutes: Drug linked to thousands of deaths; warnings went unheeded

clock.jpg This 60 Minutes segment on Trasylol is yet another glaring example of how warnings about the adverse effects of a drug can get pushed aside and buried by a pharmaceutical company seemingly more interested in profits than saving lives. Meanwhile the Food and Drug Administration does little to hold Bayer accountable for not releasing the results of a study that would have shown Trasyol was linked to kidney failure in patients.