Unethical practices - drug industry

vinkers vinkers at gallium.chem.vu.nl
Tue Aug 15 09:14:42 EST 1995

Kurt James Purcell writes:

> It's obvious that many physicans never take the time to read product
> monographs.

They just take a quick look at them. Many pharmaceutical information is
in the form of nice huge full-color "adds", describing the relevant
information in small print on the backside. Today, I saw one with a
healthy plant treated with xxx and a rotten plant infected with
chlamydia <sp>. And a man climbing a mountain with the text "you want
your hart patients to be able to go save on holiday, don't you ?". 
Besides, what do physicians know about neurotransmitters :-?

A Friendly Chemist

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