The 5 Most Profitable Drugs Do Not Cure You

Ibogaine CoverThe Village Voice has an interesting cover story about ibogaine which prompted Jason Parham to observe on the Village Voice blog site:

“Pharmaceutical companies don’t like cures. Really, they don’t — that’s the sad thing. They like treatment. Something for cholesterol or high blood pressure that you take for years and years, every day. That’s where the profit is.”

When we read that, a light went on. The worst thing for a drug company is a pill you take that completely cures you of your ailment with one dose, right? Where’s the money in that?

So, with that in mind, we thought we’d test Kuehne’s theory, and look at the five most profitable drugs in the United States.

Guess what they all have one in common? They never cure you…

Read More on the Village Voice blog site

14 Comments on "The 5 Most Profitable Drugs Do Not Cure You"

  1. DeepCough | Nov 20, 2010 at 9:30 pm |

    Why I am not surprised?

  2. DeepCough | Nov 20, 2010 at 5:30 pm |

    Why I am not surprised?

  3. Wait… this is news to people?

  4. Wait… this is news to people?

  5. The “ailments” that are the most profitable? Looks like a great indicator of the what kind of society we’ve got on our hands here.

  6. The “ailments” that are the most profitable? Looks like a great indicator of the what kind of society we’ve got on our hands here.

  7. Dump the Nexium and have a tablespoon of natural apple-cider vinegar before a meal instead. Haven’t have heartburn since.

  8. Dump the Nexium and have a tablespoon of natural apple-cider vinegar before a meal instead. Haven’t have heartburn since.

  9. Dump the Nexium and have a tablespoon of natural apple-cider vinegar before a meal instead. Haven’t have heartburn since.

  10. no1important | Nov 21, 2010 at 10:10 pm |

    thats not news brother…..but this can be http://www.stoptherobbery.com

  11. no1important | Nov 21, 2010 at 10:10 pm |

    thats not news brother…..but this can be http://www.stoptherobbery.com

  12. Interesting…Iogaine huh…gotta look into that. Excellent link BTW!! Thanx!

  13. Interesting…Iogaine huh…gotta look into that. Excellent link BTW!! Thanx!

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