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NEW! PharmedOut responds to Even the Score, an industry-funded campaign that pressures the FDA to approve sexual dysfunction drugs for women. How many drugs has the FDA approved for increasing libido? The score is 0 to 0.

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NEW! Myths and Facts about "Female Viagra"

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Drug Ads Exercise: These three presentations can be used separately, together, or as individual slides for tailored presentations. Please credit PharmedOut and refer to these information and learning objectives!

Part 1. Drug Advertising Tactics
Misleading claims, indirect marketing, and disease mongering. [63 slides]
Part 2. Misleading Ads & FDA Warnings
[33 slides]
Part 3. The Lifecycle of a Drug
Prelaunch promotion, active marketing, and patent extension strategies. [57 slides]

Fast Stats (web)(ppt)(key)
Brief module about absolute vs. relative risks and number needed to treat (or harm) to help you navigate comparative claims about the safety or effectiveness of specific therapies.

Why Lunch Matters
(pps) (ppt)
Powerpoint Presentation (open access)
Large file: please be patient and allow a couple minutes to fully load.

No Drug Reps Certificate Display this in your office.
(U.S. version)(Countries with national health systems)

How to Have Free Pharma Meetings A guide on how you practicing without being under the influence.

Don't Be Duped Brochure Exposes manipulative tactics used by drug reps and helps physicians and other prescribers identify and report illegal off-label marketing.

Prescription Drug Marketing What consumers need to know. See also: Drug Information.

Fast Facts on Generic Drugs Information for patients.

Drug Ad Bingo (pdf) An exercise for physicians-in-training on how to recognize sales techniques in pharmaceutical ads.

Sandwich Guide: PharmedOut Bring Your Own Lunch (BYOL) Tips and recipes.

Our Videos

Pharma Insider Part II
Opposition research
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Pharma Insider Part I
Off-label promotion under the radar
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The Art of Medical Writing
Pharma's anonymous writers
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Drug Reps Talk Shop Part II
Drug reps continue their chat
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Drug Reps Talk Shop Part I
Selling drugs to docs
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Director of PharmedOut Explains the Project
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Zyprexa Drug Rep Tells All
Shahram Ahari describes how he sold the drug
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