Beware huge marketing campaigns for new drugs

Tom Nesi, former director of public affairs at Bristol-Myers Squibb, gives us the inside scoop from the pharmaceutical industry:

I would say the larger the marketing campaign, the more you should use caution. I would also say if there are good drugs in a category””in a type of illness that you suffer from””that have been out there for a while, there’s no reason not to use those first.

Here’s the whole interview. (via Daniel Carlat)

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