Drug companies are master marketers, and they attack the drug market on multiple levels.
On the surface level are direct-to-consumer advertisements, like the drug commercials you see on television and in magazines.
The next level is an army of drug reps who “educate” physicians about new drugs; a practice that includes visiting physicians personally, often with lavish gifts in hand, or offers of dinners and trips as persuasive perks.
As you dig even deeper, the next marketing “layer” are the industry-paid physicians, researchers and other medical experts who provide consulting services, research and lectures about drugs — lectures that typically target the physicians they depend on to recommend, prescribe, and dispense their medications.
Peakin, IL: When patients take medication, side effects they usually watch out for include nausea, vomiting and fatigue, but Adderall side effectsmay include a risk of Adderall stroke—a serious, life-changing side effect. Chris P. (real name withheld) says his son recently suffered a stroke, which may have been an effect of Adderall.
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Twenty-plus years of research on antidepressants, from the old tricyclics to the newer selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) show that their benefit is hardly more than what patients get when they take a placebo.
More and more scientists who study depression and the drugs that treat it are concluding that antidepressants are basically expensive Tic Tacs.
Research has found that patients do improve, often substantially, on SSRIs, tricyclics, and even MAO inhibitors. This improvement is the basis for the ubiquitous claim that antidepressants work.