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Doctors Giving More Than Precibed for Prozac

A suit filed in Florida charges that doctors provided the names of patients to a pharmaceutical representative who used the information to send unsolicited samples of a new Prozac weekly medication to them. One of the recipients a 15 year-old had not been prescribed the drug. The doctors supplied their signatures on blank piece of their office stationary, which was used as a cover letter accompanying the package of medication.

Suit charges Proza privacy violations The Washington Times, July 15, 2004