US FDA’s ‘Bad Ad’ Program Snares Paragard Contraceptive TV Video Promo
CooperSurgical is hit with second letter for misleading promotion of its copper-containing intrauterine contraceptive. Video lacked any safety information, agency says in request for corrective communication.
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