Ethical Issues in Health
Ethical Issues in Health. Articles About Legal and Ethical Issues in Health. Many of the ethical issues are concerned with health care providers and drug companies.
This article, which grew out of conversations between a former drug rep and a physician who researches pharmaceutical marketing, reveals the strategies used by reps to manipulate physician prescribing. The authors of the article are Adriane Fugh-Berman, an Associate Professor in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia, […]
Neurontin was approved for the treatment of partial seizuresÂ in epilepsy but was increasingly used forÂ pain managementÂ due to doctors beingÂ illegally influenced by a drug company. Drug company representatives frequently promoted non-approved uses of the drug gabapentin (Neurontin) to doctors and these visits often resulted in doctors planning to increase their use of gabapentin (Neurontin). In the […]