BBC INSIDE OUT – EPILIM: THE DRUG THAT HAS HARMED MORE CHILDREN THAN THALIDOMIDE


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On Monday Night, BBC Inside Out featured the dangers of Epilim taken in pregnancy. Me and Janet filmed this programme around a month ago whilst we were in London holding our National Press Conference. The reason for the press conference was because a new journal paper – NEADS Study – was published recently categorically stating children exposed to Epilim in the womb have a 6-10 times increased prevalence of Neurodevelopmental disorders (AUTISM etc)and would therefore be affected by Epilim.
Figures from our medical team state that since the drug came onto the market in 1973 approximately 48,000 babies have been exposed to Epilim and 20,000 babies are effected. We held the press conference to address the media about the journal paper, but to also appeal to any ladies who have taken the drug since 1973 to come forward and get in touch. It is our aim at In-FACT (Independant Fetal…

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