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Old Sun 07/31/2016, 04:21 PM #1
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Angry Entresto Heart Failure Drug is WORST commercial on TV

It is not lightly I say that this Entresto Heart Failure drug was the worst commercial on television today.


It has literally changed my morning viewing habits. CBS News (Channel 2 in NYC) was my go-to morning and weekend news station but after Entresto commercials started playing earlier this year I had to move to ABC (Channel 7.) If I see Entresto on channel 7 (which is rare) I change to the local Fox station, channel 5 in New York, which used to be my favorite years ago but I left them because of all their bullshit "news" on music, fashion, and other non-news worthy subjects.

I posted this on Twitter a while back and got some likes. A search of the hastag #Entresto finds a number of people who feel the same way and even a doctor who doesn't want to prescribe it because of the damn commercial.



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Nice, good for you for taking a stand. That will teach big pharma to fawk with you.
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Old Sun 07/31/2016, 05:53 PM #3
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I figured you'd be stroking it since there's a basset hound in it.
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Not like I pay attention to commercials, why does this one cause you to rage?
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I know, even despite the hound. It's that bad.

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Not like I pay attention to commercials, why does this one cause you to rage?
The whole thing. No one has a guaranteed tomorrow, heart failure or not. And the last scene, the old guy singing to the baby- totally disturbs me.
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I hate all those commercials. By the time they get to the side effects, I can't see anyone running to the doctor and saying hey, put me on those!
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The whole thing. No one has a guaranteed tomorrow, heart failure or not. And the last scene, the old guy singing to the baby- totally disturbs me.

it's a commercial. What commercial is true to life?


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I hate all those commercials. By the time they get to the side effects, I can't see anyone running to the doctor and saying hey, put me on those!
They spend 55 seconds of a 60 second spot explaining how the medicine is going to give you the shits on top of everything else
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