2005N-0354 Consumer-Directed Promotion of Regulated Medical Products; Part 15 Public Hearing
FDA Comment Number : EC55
Submitter : Dr. Joseph Schachter Date & Time: 12/07/2005 06:12:10
Organization : American Psychoanalytic Association
Category : Health Professional
Issue Areas/Comments
GENERAL
GENERAL
Selecting a medication, including psychiatric medication, should be the province of the patient and the practitioner. Advertising medications directly to the consumer should be prohibited. The consumer is unable to evaluate the validity of advertising claims, which are often exaggerated or invalid.