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Patients Are Concerned About Doctors & Pharmaceuticals

Posted in Pharmaceutical Advertising

A little skepticism is a healthy thing:

Many patients taking prescription drugs believe that pharmaceutical companies have too much influence over their physicians’ prescribing practices, according to a new survey.

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About half of the medication users believed that their doctors were too eager to write a prescription when other non-pharmacological options are available.

Source: Consumer Reports Survey: Patients Think Doctors Too Cozy With Pharma – ABC News