Clinics ‘forced’ doctors to write scripts

Doctors working in Australia's biggest chain of impotence clinics were forced to prescribe erectile dysfunction medication against their clinical judgement, the Federal Court of Australia has been told.

Dr Brian Lonergan (pictured) gave damaging witness testimony last week against Advanced Medical Institute (AMI) claiming the company also reduced active ingredients in its treatments.

AMI is being prosecuted by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission for unconscionable conduct, failing to provide objective diagnosis and medical treatment, and administering substandard