Ic drugs can work against ealth promotion goals Our needs for a global vision of integrity incentives responsibility liability and affordability is past due Bottle of Lies is a call for action not a Shell Beak Tusk history bookThe general reader might not benefit as much as the involved stakeholder from the reading and this book does not read like a cliffanger I worry that all generic substitutes might be tarred and feathered in the minds of some readers There are conscientiously manufactured generics And then there are products that India The Adventurers has made that could not legally be sold in India or the United States but were sent to Africa Shameful My interest was easily maintained I listened on Audible Two measures I use to assess a bookow many times I stop to take notes and Mommy on Board Unspoken Confessions Bride Overboard the Suire's Daughter how many times I find myself doing extra internet research on new on new concepts I took notes on all sections but the content never reuired me look up strange technical words or to do extra Google work If read by Kindle or paper the density is light enough for speed reading One of these rare books when you spend couple days or a week and will get so much information about the subject you knew nothing before sometimes even than you asked for I enjoyed it a lot and it make me think if any medicine me or my relatives takes are generic one will try to use brand name only drugs from now on Excellent journalism to show us different players related to this scandal andow people don t give a shit excuse my French about other people best example is bad AIDS drug they send to Africa and manager says it s black people who cares It remind me Bad Blood Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup which I read recently and enjoyed a lot as well Make yourself a favor read this book and may be some day it ll save your life by not taking some generic which could Commodity Conversations harm you This books shows clearly that it s not only problem with Indian companies that try to make big bucks by producing shit some of the factoriesad bird nest and monkey shit in same room they produce a medicine other countries such as China and even USA Effective Academic Writing 3: The Essay has the same problems if not regulated and checked constantly these companies will do anything to cut cost to improve their bottom lines Before now Iad a pretty rosy view of generic drugs I assumed they were
*chemically identical to *identical to brand name drugs minus the exorbitant fees of the big pharmaceutical companies I also assumed there was an air tight system of checks in place to ensure their safety and efficacy In Katherine Eban s Bottle of Lies The Inside Story of the Generic Drug Boom I learned the picture is far complicated than that Eban tells the story of Ranbaxy an Indian generic drug company and ow it lied and cheated for years to create competitively priced generic drugs at minimal cost while endangering patients the *world overEban describes the intricate trials and approvals a large pharmaceutical company goes through to create a drug Once it *overEban describes the intricate trials and approvals a large pharmaceutical company goes through to create a drug Once it produced an effective treatment it as two decades to corner the market and rake in record profits After that the patent expires and generic companies fight to be the first to get approval from the FDA to produce their own version for an exclusive six month period This was scary And it should be reuired reading for all adults We all need to thank Katherine Eban for Running with the Kenyans her phenomenal book Bottle of Lies This is a must read book especially if you re taking generic drugs I m pretty numb at this point to seeing instances of egregious and even obvious wrongdoing being ignored by any bodies that are capable of righting and punishing that wrongdoing But this book still dismayed and shocked cynical me I want to say that I just can t believe what is going on but I believe it This book was referred to somewhere as The Jungle of generic drugs and that characterization is spot on But whereas The Jungle spurred the creation of the FDA and food regulations in general this bookighlights Perdido Street Station how the FDA utterly fails us withigh level bureaucrats overturning decisions to shut down or restrict imports of contaminated and ineffective drugs due to political considerations the desire for low cost drugs or to remedy shortages of certain drugs But what good is it to uit Drinking Easy Ways To uit Drinking For A Healthier Happier and More Motivated Life Without Alcohol Book 1 have a drug available if it may kill you or be utterly ineffective I m just dismayed that this is. Ultimate litmus test of globalization what are the risks of moving drug manufacturing offshore and are they worth the savings A decade long investigation with international sweepigh stakes brinkmanship and big money at its core Bottle of Lies reveals Duty how the world’s greatest publicealth innovation as become one of its most astonishing swindles?. Rattled by revelations After giving birth by cesarean section new mothers in Uganda succumb to bacterial infections despite taking a full course of antibiotics because the uality of generic drugs exported to African countries is extremely poor to say the least Instead of the stipulated 25mg Olanzapine a Ghanaian psychiatrist gave 10mg of the same drug to one of is patients with psychosis and saw no results It s shocking that doctors throughout Africa Dreamland. Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep have to adjust their medical treatment sometimes doubling or tripling recommended doses to produce a therapeutic effect Katherine Eban explains that while the goal of a branded drug company is to make the best possible drugs to be sold atighest possible price that of generic drug companies is to make the best cures affordable and available to all To make profit many generic drug companies mess with the uantity of active ingredients compromise on sterility cut down on clinical trials fabricate raw data Bottle of Lies opened as an *Expose On The Poor Uality Of Some Genric Drugs Imported *on the poor uality of some genric drugs imported the USA loosely based on Dinesh Thakur s experience in Ranbaxy went on to reveal the dark side of pharmaceutical companies like Pliva Dr Reddy s Glenmark Ethex Zydnus and Sandoz Consumers from developing and underdeveloped countries who re being sold bottles with bigger lies printed on them are continuing victims of uality slip ups that endanger lives Bottle of Lies is a shocking read and an eye opener It The Food Explorer The True Adventures of the Globe Trotting Botanist Who Transformed the American Dinner Table has made me careful about the drugs I prescribe and consume Iave been studying the pharma industry for the last couple of months from the ground up and this book couldn t ave come at a better time Needless to say I bought a copy the day it was released The recent media reports over the generics price fixing scandal gave it good publicity as wellThe book is a stunning expose of the dark underbelly of the global generics industry of which India and China are the powerhouses These two countries are also the most notorious in terms of non compliance to regulations if the author is to be believed One may uestion if generics makers at other places outside of the US fare any better but that s not
the point What is of foremost importance is whether the medicine we are ingesting is actually elping us get betterpoint What is of foremost importance is whether the medicine we are ingesting is actually Thru Hiking Will Break Your Heart helping us get better is it actuallyarming us insteadThe author devotes a considerable portion of the book to exposing Ranbaxy s systemic fraud that was perpetrated right from the top and continued for years first covertly and subseuently brazenly Dinesh Thakur the Indian origin American citizen who uit Bristol Myers Suibb to return and Women's Liberation and the African Freedom Struggle help create a global RD behemoth out ofis Telecommunications Network Design Algorithms homeland acts as the whistleblower who sought to do the right thing His years long crusade came at a great cost professionally financially and personally In a country like India it takes nerves of steel to fight a corporate behemoth with shady promoters Add to that a government and bureaucracy that prioritises India s reputation and jobs over publicealth In face of such The Power of the Internet in China hostility and threats to life most would take the easy way out and give up A case in point being Mr Nitin Mangal who merely wrote an adverse research report on an Indian real estate major andad is life nearly destroyed as a conseuenceWhile Ranbaxy ogs most of the author s attention a number of Indian pharma majors are named and shamed by describing specific shocking instances of non compliance at manufacturing plants and in some cases outright threat to the US FDA inspectors While one might want to put the blame on culture of non compliance at the lowest levels of employees and give the benefit of doubt to promoters some of whom adorn the glossy pages of business and lifestyle magazines day in and day out a statement by the chairman of a drug maj After a long time I read a book that was captivating and enthralling right till the end Katherine Eban as done full justice to er years of painstaking research on the pharma industry This book Caveman Alien's Trap Caveman Aliens has brought to light the various malpractices the pharma industry indulges in to pass the muster in FDA books and the key to US markets The bookighlights the lax drug controls in developing countries like India and China to manufacture generic versions of branded expensive drugs It The New World Spanish/English, English/Spanish Dictionary (El New World Diccionario espaol/ingls, ingls/espaol) (Spanish and English Edition) has detailedow Ranbaxy flouted good manufacturing practic. Katherine Eban’s Bottle of Lies exposes the deceit behind generic drug manufacturing and the attendant risks for global ealth Drawing on exclusive accounts from whistleblowers and regulators as well as thousands of pages of confidential FDA documents Eban reveals an industry where fraud is rampant companies routinely falsify data and executives circu. Es and permeated a system of corruption and record manipulation in their company It took a whistleblower like Dinesh Thakur to bring out the malpractices to the attention of FDA To compound is problems including living in constant fear for Takdir: Gundala The Official Movie Adaptation his family the FDA also took its own time around eight years to finally take action against Ranbaxy This was only because of a few officials dogged persistence to pursue justice The FDA is also not spared with uestionable practicesigh pressure lobbying by the US govt in cahoots with the drug industry and corrupt officials walking its corridorsThis book brings out the fact that poor inferior uality drugs are pushed to African Eastern European and South American countries where the drug controls are lax and corruption is widespread Kudos to the author this book definitely is an eye opener and a mindblowing read I wish I could rate this IELTS General Training Academic Study Guide higher because the content is super important but the writing is not great The book is about 200 pages too long and filled with clunky sentences like On the cold clear night of December 23 2002 with Christmas just two days away the FDA parking lot was crowded This is a devastating muckraking report not just about Indian generic drug manufacturing which is bad enough but about the ENTIRE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY AND THE FDA Part of me wants to say that every single person should know this information but that s wrong That s the problem It shouldn t be up to every individual citizen to look at the pills that come from the pharmacy and then investigate what company manufactures them in what country in what factory and then try to find out somehow if that facility is reliable THAT S THE FDA S JOB And anyway it s not just medicines clearly produced by a company from India that are the problem American and European and Israeli GENERIC AND NAME BRAND drug companies manufacture their pills in substandard Indian plants or get their raw ingredient chemicals from substandard Chinese factories The book s subtitle isard to understand because it obscures the magnitude of the problem described The ultra fraudulent company focused on in the book Ranbaxy does not exist as a name any but its factories were bought by Sun Pharma which is using them and sells pills in the US We need good regulation We need Get IELTS Band 9.0 in Academic Writing Task 1 Data, Charts Graphs honest inspectors and we need to prevent and to punish corruption This is not trivial This is killing people And of course unfortunately this issue with the medicines is just one symptom of a broader culture of corruption and incompetence We can do better A few greedy CEOs shouldn t be able to wreck the world Here is an important easily read current book with essential information we collectively need to prioritize rethinking of pharmaceutical ethics manufacturing delivery politics guidelines and economics worldwide I strongly encourage those interested in publicealth policy making regulatory affairs and global vision to Public Relations hear Eban s story I also encourage all involved in pharmaceutical manufacturing to learn about integrityealth conseuences of short cuts and ethical problem solving The term ethical drug traditionally means a pharmaceutical reuiring a The people who make medicines must So What Are You Going to Do with That?: Finding Careers Outside Academia, Third Edition have accountability and ethics yet this is not the default case Many ethical drugs are not ethically made at all Money greed societal pressures and ignorance all contribute Some generic medicines may be very weak may contain contaminants may be bogus may be toxic mayave undergone dangerous processing errors The lack of consistent uniform regulations worldwide results in potentially dramatic variations between a trademarked medicine and any given batch of a generic substitute What s in a name Not all items with the same small print name are euals Eban emphasizes the generics but we ave big problems with Big Pharma trademarked medicines too including affordability Many of the problems detailed in this
*book are about *are about factories unscrupulous manufacturing unconscionable pursuits of profits system failures regulatory goofs untrained elp and the resistance of politicians to protect the public One whistleblower is particularly featured with Hang Loose Without Booze his tale interwoven in the story With Eban sighlighted tales from primarily Indian manufacturing we can clearly see ow the potential benefits of gener. Mvent almost every principle of safe manufacturing to minimize cost and maximize profit confident in their ability to fool inspectors Meanwhile patients unwittingly consume medicine with unpredictable and dangerous effectsThe story of generic drugs is truly global It connects middle America to China India sub Saharan Africa and Brazil and represents the.