Freetochoosehealth weblog : Conventional medicines ineffective for sinus infections
So our suspicions may be correct about prescription medicines being ineffective. But surely these medications have been subject to double blind placebo controlled trials for effectiveness before being released to the public? Does this mean that these trials are not a good indicator of how drugs will perform out of the laboratory? How much are people paying out for these ineffective treatments?
And how on earth do doctors decide what is an effective treatment with conflicting trial data?