Drug Liability

Feb 4, 2016

AMA Proposes a Ban on Direct-to-Consumer Drug Advertising

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It seems like every other commercial on network television, online, in glossy magazines and even on public transportation is touting the benefits of some prescription drug. The American Medical Association (AMA) recently agreed on advocating a ban on direct-to-consumer advertising for prescription drugs because the marketing encourages patients to request specific drugs, medical devices and [...]

Jul 23, 2015

The FDA Cracks Down on Unapproved Prescription Ear Medications

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In July 2015, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that it will be taking enforcement action against manufacturers of unapproved, prescription ear drop products that are labeled to relieve ear pain, infections and inflammation. The drugs, which have been prescribed and used for many years to relieve ear pain and swelling have not been [...]