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Yaz ad gets FDA-OK make-over

Executive Summary

Bayer is airing a corrective television ad campaign for its oral contraceptive Yaz (drospirenone/ethinyl estradiol), in response to an agency warning letter it received last fall (1"The Pink Sheet," Oct. 13, 2008, p. 21). The campaign will more clearly say Yaz is indicated to treat symptoms for premenstrual dysphoric disorder, not premenstrual syndrome, and moderate, not mild, acne. The ad is markedly different from the 2008 campaign and features one woman talking about the product and indications (with no balloons), Bayer said. It will run through August

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