I urge you to read the article linked within the title to this blog before reading…  http://newsroom.lilly.com/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=336444

Even without the United States Congress passing the Physician Payments Sunshine Act into law as of yet, Eli Lilly is becoming voluntarily transparent. Of course, Eli Lilly worked with Congress supporting this forthcoming non-partisan legislation.

Now, we have all been in our doctor’s offices…signed in with their Prilosec (sp) pen, had to look at the Lovitra clock to see what time it was…and it goes on and on. A look around any doctor’s office would make you think that doctors prefer medical related office and decorating items. It almost makes one wonder if they have never heard of Staples or Office Depot.

It should be no secret that many pharmaceutical companies pay doctors to prescribe medications. If you have arthritis, chances are you will be prescribed the medication from whichever company made the best promises. In other words, you will be prescribed a medication based on a kickback.

I don’t know about any of you-
but I would rather have a medication I have never heard of -that works
than one that’s been on commercials that may or may not.