Over-the-counter drugs: smooth talk & small print (TEFC)

United States, 1980

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Analyses the claims and promises of TV commercials for non-prescription drugs. It points out that the small print on product labels contains information about ingredients and dosages as well as warnings about adverse reactions that could occur. Stresses the danger of mixing drugs and drinking alcohol while taking drugs. Encourages people to talk to their pharmacist.

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director

Larry Stein

production company

Barr Films

Vision Films

Duration

00:22:02:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1980

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