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MSD “regrets” tactics used to silence doctor over prescription advice

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: (Published 14 July 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g4599
  1. Fabio Turone
  1. 1Milan

The drug company Merck Sharp and Dohme has said that it “regrets” the intimidating tactics adopted by its Italian branch to silence a public health doctor who had criticised the prescription of the cholesterol lowering drug ezetimibe.

Alberto Donzelli, the head of education, appropriateness, and …

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