Pharma Firms have used dangerous Tactics to drive Drugs Sales to treat Children

Pharmaceutical companies in 2008 alone spent nearly $800 million on sales representatives making visits to health care professionals for antipsychotics and antidepressants

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Pharmaceutical companies wooed academic leaders, ghostwrote articles, suppressed damaging health data and lavished doctors with gifts to make prescribing powerful psychotropic drugs to children a blockbuster profit center, a trail of lawsuits over the past two decades shows.

  • Lucrative drugs
  • $13 billion paid
  • Off-label uses pushed

Read Drug firms have used dangerous tactics to drive sales to treat kids, The Denver Post Investigations, ci_25561024, 04/14/2014

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