Sending Office: Rush, Bobby L.
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        Request for Cosponsor(s)

Cosponsors (6): Carson, Dingell, Hastings, Jackson Lee, Bennie G. Thompson, Wild

Dear Colleague:

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


Bobby L. Rush
Member of Congress

Related Legislative Issues

Selected legislative information: Consumer Affairs, HealthCare, Science

Related Bill Information

Bill Type: H.R.
Bill Type: 4404
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