Unsubstantiated and overstated claims of efficacy
A 32-slide presentation on misleading advertisements and FDA warnings prepared by PharmedOut.Key Concepts addressed:
- 1-7 Beware of conflicting interests
- 2-15 Fair comparisons with few people or outcome events can be misleading
- 3-1 Do the outcomes measured matter to you?
Misleading Ads & FDA Warnings
Unsubstantiated Superiority/Overstatement of Efficacy Claims. An implication is made that a drug is better or more effective without supporting scientific evidence
PharmedOut is a Georgetown University Medical Center project, that advances evidence-based prescribing, and educates healthcare professionals about pharmaceutical marketing practices.