Who are the people that visit doctor's offices selling medicines?

They come in and speak with the dr. and perhaps drop off samples. Who or what companies do they work for?Are they independent salesmen? How do you get into that business?

Asked By: dymondQueen83 - 6/8/2009
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Drug Reps. These people are hired to kiss the doctors ass in an attempt to sell their drug for the company. Not only do they visit doctors, but drug insurance companies as well to convince them that their product should be suggested over generic... More
Answered By: ? - 6/8/2009
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they work for the drug companies
Answered By: tom T - 6/8/2009
Their called drug representatives. Basically they go around and educate a doctor on any new medications that their company may have out of if they have any programs for existing medications. Things like what it's prescribed for and how it should be dosed. Sometimes they will drop off coupons for that item to encourage... More
Answered By: Jess Sica - 6/8/2009
Pharm. Sales Reps.
Answered By: R. Gaspari - 6/8/2009
They are pharmaceutical sales reps employed by drug companies, and are often medical professionals such as RNs or pharmacists, or just have a strong chemistry background combined with sales experience or training. The competition for the better positions is tough, and the more education and experience you have in both... More
Answered By: gallop - 6/8/2009
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