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8. I worked at a pharma company in the 80's
Fri Feb 23, 2024, 03:30 PM
Feb 23

Dealing with advertising and the FDA. TV ads were not allowed. Magazine ads had to print the entire package insert with every ad. Would be even more expensive now, with endless adverse reactions. Including death ... yikes!

I always laugh when I hear "ask your doctor." I am sure some dopey ad knows best.

Yes and we're supposed to educate ourselves on our condition and medication bucolic_frolic Feb 23 #1
Haven't you heard? All experts are bad! Being educated and experienced in a thing Dark n Stormy Knight Feb 23 #9
I remember the time without the ads. This trend is another that has removed our appreciation sinkingfeeling Feb 23 #2
"I saw this medication on TV, and that's what I need." Aristus Feb 23 #3
I want to try Skyrizi but I have neither bowel nor skin problems. Earth-shine Feb 23 #4
👇👇👇👁️👁️ Goonch Feb 23 #14
I had a great endocrinologist until he MOMFUDSKI Feb 23 #5
Personal favorite: limbicnuminousity Feb 23 #6
My favorite Endo MOMFUDSKI Feb 23 #7
I worked at a pharma company in the 80's bedazzled Feb 23 #8
They need more controls on these ads dv421 Feb 23 #10
Message auto-removed Name removed Feb 23 #11
Does anyone remember the E*Trade ad for a fake drug called Nozulla? redwitch Feb 23 #12
👇👇👇👁️👁️ Goonch Feb 23 #16
They're easy to turn off. mike_c Feb 23 #13
Loads of things are "easy" that many people still don't want to have to do. Dark n Stormy Knight Feb 24 #20
Most illnesses can be treated with natural medicines, like herbs, and homeopathic medicine. Escurumbele Feb 23 #15
You mean the ads with everyone jumping around while the narrator tells you Wonder Why Feb 23 #17
Diet and exercise will keep most folk healthy pfitz59 Feb 23 #18
The Purple Pill... Blue Idaho Feb 23 #19
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