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When Kim Kardashian speaks, the FDA listens.

Or, more precisely, when Kardashian, who has 46.8 million followers on Instagram, posts an enthusiastic endorsement—and advertisement—on the social media platform for Diclegis, a prescription drug for treating morning sickness, the agency takes notice (and gives it). In a letter to Duchesnay Inc., the drug’s makers, the FDA reprimanded the company for the “false or misleading” post and requested not only that Duchesnay take down the post, but that it submit a “comprehensive plan of action to disseminate truthful, non-leading, and complete corrective messages” about the drug.

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