Dr Joseph Bower And Phentermine
They were over-prescribed, over-exaggerated, over–hyped and over-marketed. Then, the protagonist demonstrates or tells how wonderful life is while on the drug.
Merck’s effort to discredit this negative study is yet another example of that. Doctors chronically under-report and even ignore the deaths or adverse reactions to the drugs they prescribe because it is not in their professional self interest to raise public awareness to the danger.
The Big Fix by Katharine Greider, page 91
This translates to a likelihood that prescriptions are being given for drugs that are more dangerous and less effective than patients—or even doctors—realize.
Prozac Backlash by Joseph Glenmullen MD, page 231
Wilkes and a group of colleagues had earlier conducted a study of prescription drug advertisements which showed "many claims prove to be inaccurate or misleading.
Advertisements in prominent medical journals are intentionally misleading, exaggerating a drug's benefits while downplaying its hazards in small print in the addendum.D.
Betrayal Of Trust By Laurie Garrett, page 205
According to the study, Vioxx, an arthritis drug sold by Merck & Company, was the most-heavily advertised prescription drug and also accounted for more of last year's increased drug spending than any other single drug. But the rules were strict, and the content of the ads was, therefore, limited: Drugs could be mentioned by name, but advertisements that discussed the treatment of specific conditions were required to include a lengthy list of side effects and contraindications (situations in which the drug should not be used).
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When you combine this with some of the other actions that Merck has engaged in (which have been discussed in detail on this site) and some of which has been revealed in e-mails published by the Wall Street Journal, it paints a bigger picture. And now they are introducing piecemeal discount card programs in an effort to defuse efforts for more comprehensive change. Therefore, advertisers may influence the information you find on the site.
Graedons Best Medicine by Joe Graedon & Dr Terasa Graedon, page 111
Among the wealthy nations that support the global pharmaceutical industry, the United States is by far the most permissive in its regulatory scheme.
The Omega Diet by Artemis P Simopoulos MD and Jo Robinson, page 365
Aghast at Hoxsey's upset victory, Dr.
Ephedra Fact And Fiction by Mike Fillon, page 77
According to a report prepared by the National Institute for Health Care Management, a nonprofit research foundation created by the Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance plans, the fifty most-advertised prescription medicines contributed significantly last year to the increase in the nation's spending on drugs. Marketing strategy meetings are akin to war rooms where generals map out their plans for attack and defense. For editors of many journals whose profit margins are not robust, that experience might lead them to be chary about criticizing the advertisers who support their publications. Simmons, MD, had himself been a homoeopathic practitioner in Lincoln, Nebraska, "and one of a rather partisan hue.
It is wearing the clothes of hard science, but has the character of Al Capone, and that is the system under which we all live and suffer and die today.9 percent of all lipid-lowering prescriptions." Similarly, Johnson and Johnson purchased the advertising space of an entire issue of Newsweek. I'm currently the Associate Director for Science and Medicine in the Office of Drug Safety.
I'm not even a gullible person, yet I was persuaded by pharmaceutical company advertising.