” The bottom line for any for-profit company is to sell their product, and since the pharmaceutical industry can’t sell drugs directly to patients, they convince doctors to prescribe them.
The more a doctor sees or hears the name of a drug, whether through drug reps, brochures or seeing the name on stationery, the more likely the drug is to be prescribed. ”
Read Doctors Are Under the Influence of Pharma Drugs by Ritika Goel, 04/02/2013.
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