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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I wished, however, he’d made it more clear that it is permissive laws that allow the terrible stuff to happen.

Nikol rated it really liked it Jun 07, They want to make others think that they are sick. Books by John Virapen. Listen to my true story Confessions of a Pharma-Insider by John Virapen. I, as a person, who jhn and works in this field, felt offended.

Side Effects: Death. Confessions of a Pharma-Insider

Christoffer rated it it was ok Mar 01, The drug industry has virapne 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.


Du Sha rated it it was amazing Feb 26, Open Preview See a Problem? People are corruptible and there isn’t much we can do about it. And it seemed that the general reason for viraprn this book was to get revenge to company who fired him.

He visited local physicians, bringing them small gifts and other things and generally encouraging them to prescribe Eli Lilly drugs.

Trivia About Side Effects: John Virapen tells his story quite honestly and passionate. See more of Dr. He admits to participating in bribery, false information and deception to help launch and market some of the most popularly prescribed and most dangerous drugs. This was an excellent book showing how corrupt the pharmaceutical industry is from someone on the inside. Un tas jau utopiski un naivi. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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Egoistovapazucha rated it really liked it Jul 11, Also, he made his point pretty early in the book, therefore the second half was a long soup.

The goal with what my current work is to contribute more transparency and more regulation of the criminal atrocities performed by big pharma! Paperback johhn, pages. Unfortunately, that doctor was very willing to be bribed, even helping Eli Lilly to write the report the “right” way.


Death is the true story of corruption, bribery and fraud. Some of the elements laid out by the author virapsn truly terrifying – way everything is done to achieve the goal of hoarding money on expense of patients worldwide. Virapen was very involved in getting drugs like Prozac approved, with a corresponding rise in the gifts given to doctors.

Siiri T rated it really liked it Feb 22, Justyna rated it liked it May 04, In an effort to exorcise his demons and expose the tactics and dangers of the pharmaceutical industry, he wrote “Side Effects: This book contains substantiated facts but the writing style can be annoying sometimes.

Preview — Side Effects by John Virapen. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Born in British Guyana, Dr. There has been no attempt to study the effects of such drugs over years. Aug 24, Patricia Jautakis rated it it was amazing.

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