Detailed Drug Risks in TV Ads ‘Waste of Time,’ FDA Official Says

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-05-19/detailed-drug-risks-in-tv-ads-waste-of-time-fda-official-says

The pharmaceutical industry spent $3.1 billion on direct-to-consumer advertising in 2012, according to the Pew Charitable Trusts…  The FDA is surveying 1,500 study participants about ads with varying ranges of side-effect disclosure, then plans to measure their understanding of risk…

8 thoughts on “Detailed Drug Risks in TV Ads ‘Waste of Time,’ FDA Official Says

  1. First I can’t stand the fact that these drug companies peddle their drugs on tv then they tell you what the risks are,I just think commercials are just a way of placing their products into people’s hands you should not have them in the first place
    Just dropped by to say hello and to see how you are doing
    As always Sheldon

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