Tuesday, July 3, 2012

60 Minutes Glaxo Whistle Blower Bad Medicine (Video, Text)

Of all the things that you trust every day, you want to believe your prescription medicine is safe and effective. The pharmaceutical industry says that it follows the highest standards for quality....

By Bob DeMarco
Alzheimer's Reading Room

I actually received the wrong medication for my mother once. I opened the bottle and the pills were a different color then I was use to seeing. I had the medication for about ten days before I opened the bottle.

When I called to ask about the medication the "tech" on the phone told me the pharmacy bought their drugs from several generic manufacturers and this probably explained the difference. I still felt uneasy.