Apoquel and The Danger of Either/Or Thinking
Too many of you seem to be stuck in some variation of this illogic I’m calling “either/or thinking,” from reading your comments in this blog:
I’ve EITHER got to let my dog suffer this horrible itch (skin or ears or both) OR give him these horrible Big Pharma drugs with side effects.
I’m gonna be kind. Itching all the time sucks for both of us. I’m getting him on Apoquel or Cytopoint despite what I’ve read and we’ll just have to see what the outcome is long term. He can’t go on this way!
Part of me screams inside when I read comments like this.
And they are coming a bit too frequently, especially on two popular articles pertaining to itchy skin and the latest, greatest drugs being pushed on you:
Here’s just a recent example, from the comments on my Apoquel post, linked above. [Read more…] about 6 of 10 People See Only Two Choices for Itchy Skin. Are You One of Them?