of Big Pharma Spent More on Marketing than Research in 2013 Alone
Big Pharma corporations are spending their cash on research ‘for the
cure’ and finding ways to implement life-saving ingredients into their
next formula, right? As it turns out, 9 out of 10 Big Pharma companies actually
spent more on their sales and marketing than their research and development.
infographic below, checkout the 2013 spending habits of the top 10 Big Pharma
we put this spending into perspective, it’s much easier to see how
Big Pharma pushes drugs on the public that are absolutely riddled with side
effects and still somehow manages to make a massive profit. Even standard
pharmaceuticals come with a long list of over 70 side effects, with some
clocking in at side effect counts that reach beyond 500.
do they do it? Quite simply, they spend billions marketing their pharmaceuticals
with smiling models and nature-filled backdrops.