Together they have warned the public about the drugs firms developing medicines they can profit from, rather than medicines meant to benefit their customers. Quite often patients are given drugs they don’t need, drugs that are sometimes harmful and occasionally deadly for the patient.
There is no doubt that a “more medicine is better” culture lies at the heart of healthcare, exacerbated by financial incentives within the system to prescribe more drugs and carry out more procedures – Dr. Aseem Malhotra
Well worth reading:
Daily Mail: EXCLUSIVE: How Big Pharma Greed Is Killing Tens of Thousands Around the World: Patients Are Over-Medicated and Often Given Profitable Drugs with ‘Little Proven Benefits,’ Leading Doctors Warn