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FDA Continues to Put Patient Safety Last

God forbid that a bit of larger type crowd out the lovely photos that pharma puts in their ads, right?

Everyone knows the old saying about checking the fine print. And there is plenty of fine print in many of the printed ads for prescription drugs, of course. But what if that print was too small for some folks to read? Consider the many people who are older, regularly take medicine and, not coincidentally, may not have the best eyesight. This could become a prescription for mishaps… or something worse.

Source: DTC Ads Say What? Check The Fine Print, If You Can Read It | Pharmalot

Regulatory capture at work, folks. The FDA’s primary mission is to help companies sell products.