By Greg Critser
Greg Critser's brilliantly incisive iteration Rx indicates how shockingly little we all know concerning the prescribed drugs we take and the dangers they could pose to our health and wellbeing. american citizens are prescribed extra medications this present day than ever sooner than, and the pharmaceutical has received super monetary energy and political clout. Drawing on unique entry to the strategists, scientists, and present and previous heads of GlaxoSmithKline, Eli Lilly, Merck, and different drug giants, Critser chronicles the transformation of massive pharma from onetime lumbering scientific conglomerate to media-savvy customer company. He additionally unearths the direct and oblique results for our wellbeing and fitness, between them elevated prevalence of wear to significant organs, unheard of drugs use via the very younger and extremely outdated, and the emergence of polypharmacy, during which quite a few medicinal drugs taken jointly can unharness unanticipated, and infrequently lethal, effects.
Generation Rx urges we all to consider the fee we pay, as a society and with our personal our bodies, for our power use of pharmaceuticals.