× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Drug Safety / Congressional Hearing / Vioxx #771700

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 18, 2004
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Sharyl Attkisson) The Congressional hearing involving whether the FDA is protecting the public from dangerous prescription drugs featured; details given about Merck‚Äôs withdrawal of the arthritis drug Vioxx from the market and about safety questions involving 5 other drugs: Meridia, Crestor, Bextra, Accutane and SereVent. [FDA medical reviewer Dr. David GRAHAM†- says Vioxx has been a disaster; notes the risk associated with SereVent for people with asthma.] [FDA spokeswoman Dr. Sandra KWEDER†- states the 5 drugs are not more concerning than any other drugs.]

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Attkisson, Sharyl
Duration:
00:02:20

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.