We would all like to think that information about the medications our doctors are prescribing to us is confidential. What if it is not? What if pharmaceutical companies are keeping tabs on what your doctor is prescribing to you to assist in their sales and marketing campaigns? That is exactly what may be happening.

Pharmaceutical companies have been monitoring the types of drugs physician are prescribing to patients for their own sales and marketing purposes. You may not think that this is serious; however, it can lead to major repercussions. That is why healthcare advocates and legal authorities are becoming concerned.

You can rest assured that your personal information is not being released. However, the negative impact from the use of this information can lead to marketing and sales reps pushing alternative drugs made by their own companies.

The concern is that these tactics may interfere with your doctor’s decision making when prescribing you a drug. What if this caused your doctor to prescribe you a medication before actually taking the time to sift through the studies and carefully weighing the results of the prescription? The result could be deadly.

If you or someone you know has been harmed by a drug error, you should contact an experienced Louisville medical malpractice attorney at the Law Offices of Gray and White Law at (502) 637-6000 or (800) 637-6033.
Matthew L. White
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