GlaxoSmithKline Whistleblower Speaks Out About Behind-the-Scenes Behavior
In this video, the whistleblower who outted GlaxoSmithKline details the pharmaceutical company’s deplorable acts.These include, but are not limited to:
- Promoting antidepressants such as Paxil and Wellbutrin for children (an unapproved age group).
- Defrauding Medicare by repeatedly overcharging for its drugs.
- Failing to report safety problems with its diabetes drug, Avandia, which, as we recently reported, has been linked to over 80,000 heart attacks.
- And last but not least, bribing doctors with meals, spa treatments and other perks after “distributing a misleading medical journal article,” according to Reuters.com