Nudexta pushed on the Elderly, Dangerous

Did you know there is a new little red pill (Nudexta) big pharma pushes on our edlerly?  This pill is a new medication called Nudexta.  What does it do?  Supposedly, it controls random laughing and crying.  Sadly, it also comes with a host of hidden dangers.

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Nudexta pushed on the Elderly.  The maker of a little red pill designed it to treat a rare condition.  However, despite the rarity of this condition, the company makes hundreds of millions of dollars each year.  Why?  Because it aggressively targets nursing home inhabitants.  Sadly, this drug is usually unnecessary and even unsafe, according to a CNN investigation.  What’s worse?  Your tax dollars are paying for it.

In fact, this new little red pill is called Nudexta.  Additionally, doctors use Nudexta to treat sudden and uncontrollable laughing or crying.  Actually, it is a disorder called pseudobulbar affect, or PBA.  However, according to the drug’s maker, PBA affects less than 1% of the population.  Sadly, the makers now use it for treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis and ALS.  You may have heard of ALS by its more common name; Lou Gehrig’s disease. However, the FDA never cleared Nudexta for treatment of these diseases.

The Drug

Just how is the maker getting doctors to prescribe this drug?  Sadly, the answer is simple and will shock you.  The company financially rewards medical doctors for prescribing it.  According to CNN News, “Since 2012, more than half of all Nuedexta pills have gone to long-term care facilities. The number of pills rose to roughly 14 million in 2016, a jump of nearly 400% in just four years, according to data obtained from QuintilesIMS, which tracks pharmaceutical sales. Total sales of Nuedexta reached almost $300 million that year. ”  What’s worse is that the drug has not been adequately tested on elderly patients.  Even more controversial, many patients report doing much better without the drug than with it.

While I want to be clear that medication does have its place, it is a tool.   Unfortunately, one can use or mis-use any tool.  However, when doctors mis-use medication, patients often pay the price.

A Different Approach

However, did you know there are other options available.  while some of you do rely on medications to manage or treat an illness remember they can damage your digestion, kidneys and/or liver.  In this case, enzyme nutrition can help support healthy function of these three vital aspects of health.  Second, while enzyme nutrition does not diagnose or treat disease, it can help your body work the way it’s supposed to.  If your body works properly, it is much less prone to disease.  Furthermore, if you are less prone to disease, you are less likely to need medication that has toxic side effects.

Do you need more help?

Are you concerned about your health?  Are you sick and tired if being processed through the American health care system like a piece of cattle?  Is everyone coming up with a different buzz word for your problems?   Are you missing out on work family or fun? If so, contact us and set up a consultation or call us at 425-868-0120. I will personally sit down with you and talk about your suffering and how it affects your life. I will even do some preliminary testing as well as Bio Impedance Analysis (BIA). In fact, did you know that both NASA and Cancer Treatment Centers of America rely on BIA? These tests help me determine if you are a good candidate for care. If you’re not, we’ll make every effort to provide the proper referral.


After many years of clinical practice, Dr. Marrone has forged a remarkable career as a practitioner, educator and lecturer.  His extensive knowledge of functional enzyme nutrition has made him a much sought-after practitioner.  If you are suffering from health problems that nobody seems to have the answer to, or are sick and tired of the revolving door approach of modern medicine, give Dr. Marrone a call to set up a consultation.

nudexta pushed on the elderly
Nudexta pushed on the elderly in nursing homes