Dr John Rengen Virapen – pharmaceutical executive & insider speaks up. BAD MEDICINE. Dr. John Rengen Virapen, a former pharmaceutical executive at Eli. Born in British Guyana 4th of February , Dr. John Virapen went from being a door-to-door conman to a pop star, to a pharmaceutical representative to. Dr. John Virapen has been working for more than 30 years for the pharmaceutical industry, as manager for Eli-Lilly and Novo Nordisk. There have been years of.

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John Virapen

Everyone should read a book which talks about this subject. They now ranged from expensive “scientific conferences” in exotic places to brothel visits, to outright bribery. I would say it’s worth reading this or any other book which touches this subject. This was an excellent book showing how corrupt the pharmaceutical industry is from someone on the inside. This book contains substantiated facts but the writing style can be annoying sometimes.

May 14, Cristina rated it liked it.

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Virapen was very involved in getting drugs like Prozac approved, with a corresponding rise in the gifts given to doctors. They want to make others think that they are sick.

May 20, Zare rated it really liked it Shelves: The drug industry has virspen problems with creating “diseases” like ADD Attention Deficit Disorderto get otherwise healthy people to think that they are sick, and need a pill an expensive pill, of course. When jobn came time to get Prozac approved in Sweden, the information supplied by Eli Lilly was to be evaluated by an independent doctor, who would send his recommendation to the national authorities.


This book, written by a pharmaceutical industry insider, exposes many of the secrets that led to drugs with major side effects, like Prozac, to be approved and widely prescribed. John Virapen went from being a door-to-door conman to a pop star, to a pharmaceutical representative to executive director of one of During his 35 years in the pharmaceutical industry internationally vriapen notably as general manager of Eli Lilly and Company in SwedenVirapen was responsible for the marketing of several drugs, all of them with side effects.

Christoffer rated it vieapen was ok Mar 01, Open Preview See a Problem? It was there that he got a job as a sales representative for Eli Lilly and Co. Now, Virapen is coming clean and telling all of the little secrets you were never intended to know! virspen

Un tas jau utopiski un naivi. John Virapen on Facebook. Death” and “Medicine Cult”. Paperbackpages. Jul 25, Keith rated it it was amazing.

Side Effects: Death. Confessions of a Pharma-Insider by John Virapen

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Nume Prenume rated it really liked it Dec 09, He rose quickly through the ranks, eventually running the entire operation in Sweden. Aug 24, Patricia Jautakis rated it it was amazing.


John did terrible things, the people he worked vidapen did terrible things, and with this book he tries to right some of the wrongs he committed. Kasia rated it really liked it Oct 31, The goal with what my current work is to contribute more transparency and more regulation viraepn the criminal atrocities performed by big pharma! This book is not yet featured on Listopia. John Virapen tells his story quite honestly and passionate.

I cannot do this alone. There has been no attempt to study the effects of such drugs over years. Hugo Habodasz rated it really liked it Apr virrapen, He visited local physicians, bringing them small gifts and other things and generally encouraging them to prescribe Eli Lilly drugs.

Confessions of a Pharma-Insider by John Virapen.

Published February 1st by Virtualbookworm. If a clinical trial is not going well; for instance, if Drug X works just as well as Prozac, a drug company can stop the trial, and switch Drug X with another drug against which Prozac works really well.