Tuesday, September 30, 2008

More Misleading Pharma Ads (FDA sez)

The FDA sent letters to Lilly, J&J, Novartis, Shire, and Covidien' Mallinckrodt with complaints about certain promotions.

Shire drew objections for a webpage and video testimonial posted on YouTube featuring television celebrity designer Ty Pennington. Both overstated the efficacy of Adderall XR, and the video left out important risk information, the FDA said.

Go here for the source.