8 Promo Pitfalls Pharma Compliance Chiefs Need To Know

By Jeff Overley (January 22, 2019, 4:53 PM EST) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's increasingly docile enforcement posture toward pharmaceutical advertisements may be emboldening drugmakers to take promotional liberties, a potentially perilous move despite the laid-back oversight.

After falling to historic lows during the last years of the Obama administration, enforcement by the FDA's Office of Prescription Drug Promotion has plunged even further during the Trump administration. The office publicized seven disciplinary letters in 2018 — a decline of more than 85 percent from its recent high of 52 letters in 2010.

Here, experts share eight promotional pitfalls that pharma compliance officers need to know in today's enforcement environment....

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