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Unmasking the Dark Side of Prescription Drugs: A Deep Dive into Big Pharma's Role in Mass Torts

Unmasking the Dark Side of Prescription Drugs: A Deep Dive into Big Pharma’s Role in Mass Torts

Big Pharma's monopoly on prescription drugs results from strategic control rather than chance, empowering them to dictate prices and favor patented drugs over cheaper generics. Hidden within these practices is their sway over medical research, often prioritizing profits over potential breakthroughs. This domination contributes to an over-prescription culture, leading not just to drug dependencies and side effects but also a surge in antibiotic resistance – a significant public health danger. Big Pharma typically evades legal accountability for such issues with crafty use of loopholes and out-of-court settlements. Amidst high profits, ethical issues arise from their practices, including covert pricing, deceptive marketing and data manipulation. An urgent need for transparency and honesty from these corporations exists. Regulatory reforms, increased consumer awareness, and a demand for accountability are key to a patient-centered healthcare future. The emerging necessity is to bring this industry from the shadows into the limelight.

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