The main aim of the television advertising of medicines - to attract the attention of citizens to a particular pharmaceutical product.
But is it safe to take the widely advertised pills really?
Pitfalls when receiving advertising of medicines
Currently, on television and in the mediamedia advertising pharmaceutical drugs which are released from pharmacies without a prescription. Most consumers learn about updates because of advertising.
Remember, timely medical examination helps to identify serious disease at an early stage, which in turn is a guarantee of successful treatment.
And almost all are well aware thatself - is not the best way to combat illness. Take, for example, seemingly harmless pharmaceutical preparation "Mezim Forte". It really helps to cope with impaired digestion and regulates the gastrointestinal tract when errors diet.
Take this medication regularly withoutthe prescribing physician is not recommended. Despite the fact that television advertising claim, digestive problems disappear completely, it is necessary to carefully read the instructions and visit the doctor gastroenterologist, who will appoint the necessary examination.
The main danger of advertising of medicinestelevision is the consumer starts using a pharmaceutical product without prior medical examination and without a doctor's recommendation. As a result of the presence of serious health problems precious time can be lost.
Even banal systematically recurring headache - a reason to see a doctor and do not take painkillers, advertised on TV.
Symptomatic treatment of pharmaceuticals sold without a doctor's prescription and acquired on the basis of advertising, may mask the symptoms of long-term serious illness.
In addition, all without exception advertisedpharmaceutical products have a wide range of contraindications, which in television advertising is not mentioned in detail. Do not self-medicate. If you want to buy one or another drug, you get a doctor's recommendation.
According to a State Duma deputy Anton BelyakovIt should be completely prohibit the advertising of pharmaceutical products on TV. Self-destructive acts on the health of the nation and leads to advanced forms of serious diseases.
Are there any advantages in products advertised on TV
The only advantage of TV advertisingpharmaceuticals - information about the updates. Do not forget, mostly advertise expensive medications that have cheaper counterparts under a different trade name.