2 edition of Advertising for over-the-counter drugs found in the catalog.
Advertising for over-the-counter drugs
United States. Federal Trade Commission.
by Federal Trade Commission : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington
Written in English
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The amount of money spent by pharmaceutical companies on direct-to-consumer advertising more than tripled between and , growing from $ billion to $ billion since restrictions governing drug ads were relaxed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, according to the California Public Interest Research Group, a public advocacy. Answer your medical questions on prescription drugs, vitamins and Over the Counter medications. Find medical information, terminology and advice including side effects, drug interactions, user.
Over-the-Counter DrugsWhat Kind of Drug Is It?Over-the-counter (OTC) medicines are preparations that are sold to consumers without a doctor's prescription. The most common OTC medications are used to treat aches and pains, allergies, drowsiness, and cold and influenza (flu) symptoms. OTC drugs are also commonly used to remedy coughs and sore throats, constipation (the inability to have a bowel. Advil and Poise are among the top over-the-counter (OTC) drug brands in the United States, accounting for million U.S. dollars and million U.S. dollars in . The effect of media channels on sales of over-the-counter drugs and food supplements for medical products containing narcotics, psychotropic or other addictive substances. Television advertising for medical products must be discernible, impartial, truthful and verifiable and meet the requirement of protection of an individualAuthor: Monika Fedorová.
Benotsch EG, Koester S, Martin AM, et al. Intentional misuse of over-the-counter medications, mental health, and polysubstance use in young adults. J Community Hlth. ; 39(4): Levine DA. 'Pharming': the abuse of prescription and over-the-counter drugs in teens. Curr Opin Pediatr. ; – Lessenger JE, Feinberg SD. After the drugs were available over-the-counter, only 11 percent did, the investigators found. After drugs became available over-the-counter, only about half of print and broadcast advertisements mentioned a drug's generic name, compared to 94 percent of ads when drugs were prescription-only. Section 3 (1): Prohibits consumer-directed ads for health products (including medical devices) which make claims to treat, prevent or cure any of the serious diseases listed in Schedule A to the Act (although Schedule A prevention claims are now permitted by regulation for over-the-counter drugs and natural health products).
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