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Discontinuing free samples of medication: Any positive outcomes?Dec 14, 2009 10:30 EST
The advantages of having free samples in the office—being able to help poorer patients, to easily allow "trials" of medication, preloading patients for elective coronary angioplasty without a prescription—have dried up since our practice stopped offering them.
What is your experience with free samples? Are you still offering them? Do you see any positive outcomes from not stocking samples of medication?