drug sample

A prescription drug not intended to be sold, given by drug representatives in subprescription-sized amount to promote the drug’s sales

drug sample

Drug 'freebie' Clinical pharmacology A unit of a prescription drug not intended to be sold, which is given in subprescription-sized dollops to promote the drug's sales
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For each scenario the respondents were asked whether they would use a drug sample, which is different from their preference, and the reasons behind that (5 reasons were listed in the survey form).
When offered a free drug sample, it is appropriate to question the prescriber as to whether the medication is included on their insurance formulary, if there is an equivalent generic form of the medication available at a lower cost, and if the medication has been on the market long enough to have an established track record of safety.
com)-- SK&A, A Cegedim Company, a leading provider of healthcare information solutions and research, today announced the results of a year-long survey to determine physician preferences for accepting drug sample packages provided by pharmaceutical companies.
Bioanalytical lab services offered include: drug sample analysis, animal metabolite profiling, toxicokinetic analyses, and immune function testing.
About 5% of the children in the survey received at least one free drug sample in 2004, and 10% of the children who received a prescription medication received a free drug sample that year.
But, a recent study examined the characteristics of drug sample recipients and found that this belief is misguided.
It found that 12 percent of Americans received a free drug sample in 2003; less than one-third of recipients were low-income and less than one-fifth were uninsured; and poor and uninsured Americans were less likely to receive samples than their wealthy and insured counterparts.
The study found that, in 2003, 12% of Americans received at least one free drug sample.
Target Software licenses its suite of CRM, sales force automation and drug sample management applications, known as Target SFA, to many U.
The digital pen and paper captures information on the drug sample receipt as it is written, converts the handwriting to digital data, and can automatically send the information into customer relations management (CRM), inventory management and other systems.
In those situations, clinical outcomes may be improved by providing a full course of antibiotics as a drug sample.
Phoenix is one of the largest prescription drug sampling companies in the country; Phoenix processes over 70 million drug sample shipments and manages over 300 sales campaigns annually.