Doc Junkets Have Gone Too Far: AMA Looks Other Way — 7 Comments

  1. I know SO well about this. My shrink is a pharmaceutical whore. He almost always prescribes name-brand antidepressants and sleeping medications which are not available in generic. I ended up on Restoril (temazepam) for sleep, after my insurance refused to deal with the Ambien CR he had prescribed. And he’s got me on Cymbalta for the postpartum depression, which is not available in generic. He’s a nice guy, and I’ve been with him for nearly two years, but those drug reps are SO getting to him. P.S.: Usually they are hot chicks in short skirts, which doesn’t hurt since many doctors are still male.

  2. Thanks for sharing this. I have noticed some hot guys – I guess since the staff is mostly female, that will help get access to doc. Plus PA’s are doing a lot of the prescribing and they are female.