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Healthy Skepticism Library item: 4015

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Publication type: Journal Article

Re: the promotion of Franol combination for asthma
1989 Oct;


In Jamaica a subsidiary of Sterling is marketing Franol, a combination of theophylline and phenobarbitone and ephedrine, for use in asthma. MaLAM questions the effectiveness of this combination.

*analysis/Jamaica/developing countries/Franol/theophylline/phenobarbitone/ephedrine/Sterling/asthma/MaLAM/Medical Lobby for Appropriate Marketing/quality of information/ETHICAL ISSUES IN PROMOTION: COMPANY STANDARDS/PROMOTION AND HEALTH NEEDS: PROMOTION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES


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