The pharmaceutical industry is glued on the FDA hearings on social media happening in the US. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is a government agency of the US Department of Health & Human Sciences and acts as the main regulator of US market for drugs, worth $275 billion-a-year.
Healthcare in Europe is vastly different to healthcare in the US.
The key difference that UK visitors notice on a trip to the US is the
plethora of prescription-only medicines advertised on television. In
contrast, this kind of brand marketing to consumers is forbidden in
Europe and all prescription-only drug marketing is tightly regulated.