Prescription play not so fun

Prescription and pills, pharmaceutical companies and physicians - where does the patient fit in?

Prescription and pills, pharmaceutical companies and physicians – where does the patient fit in?

A new study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine shows that doctors are not being told the whole truth about the drugs that they push.  How much can we trust our doctor’s prescriptions when they are told what to prescribe by big pharma companies who don’t tell all about their drugs.

How much thought is there when pen is put to the prescription pad? Who do we blame when we begin to experience side effects from the medicines meant to help?

Check out the Times article on the topic.