Inverse benefit law  

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The Inverse Benefit Law states that the ratio of benefits to harms among patients taking new drugs tends to vary inversely with how extensively a drug is marketed. Two Americans, Howard Brody and Donald Light, have defined the Inverse Benefit Law, inspired by Tudor Hart's Inverse care law.

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