Sending Office: Honorable Bobby L. Rush
Cosponsors (6): Carson, Dingell, Hastings, Jackson Lee, Bennie G. Thompson,
There are millions of Americans who are taking prescribed and over-the-counter medication that can greatly increase the risk of suicide or depression. Therefore, it is critically
important that those risk factors are prominently displayed on the medication to ensure that patients, along with their health care provider and pharmacist, can have a more thorough discussion as it relates to patient safety and awareness of harmful side effects.
That’s why I introduced H.R. 4404, the Depression
Side Effect Labeling Awareness Act. This bill would require that drugs with an increased risk of suicide or depression have a prominent label detailing those side effects.
I hope you will join me in supporting this important legislation. To learn more or to cosponsor, please contact Lauren Citron in my office at Lauren.Citron@mail.house.gov.
Bobby L. Rush
Member of Congress
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