Most Americans don't treat new conditions with Rx

June 2005
Pharmaceutical Representative;Jun2005, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p11
The article reports that most Americans don't treat new conditions with Rx. Among Americans who visit a doctor for a new condition, 54% do not treat it with a prescription drug within a year, according to new data from the New York-based market research company Ipsos-Insight. The results came from an ongoing panel of drug consumers. The study showed that in an average week, 4.4 million individuals see a doctor for a new diagnosis. This represents around one-third of all visits for a specific condition.


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