We are a commune of inquiring, skeptical, politically centrist, capitalist, anglophile, traditionalist New England Yankee humans, humanoids, and animals with many interests beyond and above politics. Each of us has had a high-school education (or GED), but all had ADD so didn't pay attention very well, especially the dogs. Each one of us does "try my best to be just like I am," and none of us enjoys working for others, including for Maggie, from whom we receive neither a nickel nor a dime. Freedom from nags, cranks, government, do-gooders, control-freaks and idiots is all that we ask for.
It would be stupid of pharma companies not to market their new products. They have bills to pay and investors to pay. You cannot fault them for it.
As a shrink (who does not have a primarily pharmacology practice, but uses meds whenever needed), I never use the newest medicines. I let other docs find out whether they have any advantages first, or any repellent side effects.
For Bipolar, I still think good old Lithium, a salt dug out of the ground which costs pennies, is the best, safest medicine. It works.