A TONGUE AND CHEEK LOOK AT THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY OR IS IT?

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February 16, 2015

We The People:

I spent an entire career in the pharmaceutical industry, mostly in clinical research but on the way up, sales, and marketing.

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I can tell you with certainty that the video below for the most part is not only hilarious but true with the exception easily understood.

No, sadly the beautiful young sales reps don’t bring in bundles of money to the physicians office.  Do drug representatives have access to what doctors are prescribing?  That would be a major league yep.

Since multibillion dollar fines don’t seem to serve as a deterrent in halting the practice of off label usage of medications, who benefits by such fines?

This practice along with jumping through the hoops put forth by the FDA just cause theses medications to be more expensive in the U.S.

 

How many prescription medications do you take on a routine basis?  Now you may no why. 

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Let us also not forget that many of the medications when prescribed appropriately provide longer, better and more pain free lives. 

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