Association of Pharmaceutical Industry Marketing of Opioid Products to Physicians With Subsequent Opioid Prescribing

JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Jun 1;178(6):861-863. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.1999.


This database analysis examines the extent to which pharmaceutical industry marketing of opioid products to physicians during 2014 was associated with opioid prescribing during 2015.

Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural

MeSH terms

  • Analgesics, Opioid / economics*
  • Drug Industry / economics*
  • Drug Industry / ethics
  • Marketing
  • Practice Patterns, Physicians' / economics*
  • Practice Patterns, Physicians' / ethics


  • Analgesics, Opioid