BigPharma and Unethical Marketing of Medicinal Products - Southern Med Review Vol 4 Issue 2 Dec 2011
(2011; 1 page)


In today’s environment, the main focus of the critical mass towards the multinational companies is on access to new patented and more expensive products. Many of them essential medicines, but many more non-essential ‘me-too’ medicines developed to get a piece of the blockbuster cake or to go from one patent to the next (evergreening). However, there are also other issues that BigPharma could be confronted with and help us solve. One of them is unethical marketing of products with no medical value or which are potentially dangerous...

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