Direct To Consumer Advertising Ethics

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Direct to consumer advertising is a potentially powerful source of consumer health information. It is used to promote its prescription products directly to patients. Currently it’s only permitted in the US and New Zealand. Regulatory agencies in other countries have not allowed it due to concerns regarding the impact on public health.
The advertising gives the audience key distinctions to the products and should give the truth about the product. Advertising gives you information on what the drug is for and possible side effects and dangers from taking the drug. I would say that Direct to consumer advertising is ethical if the advertising is intended for goodwill of patients. The advertising should be clear about its intentions and

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