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FDA Consumer Health Information - FDA's MedWatch Safety Alerts: January 2012
Date:2/15/2012

SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently issued alerts or other safety information about a number of products, including

  • hair regrowth products that may cause a rapid or irregular heartbeat
  • popular over-the-counter medications that may contain the wrong tablets in the pill bottles
  • vaginal products sold as cosmetics that contain an anesthetic drug ingredient and harmful bacteria

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These and other alerts were prompted by reports FDA received from health care professionals and the public through the agency's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting Program.

Learn more about these safety alerts and what to do if you've used one of the products described:
http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm290879.htm

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