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FDA Consumer Health Information - FDA's MedWatch Safety Alerts: May 2010
Date:6/3/2010

SILVER SPRING, Md., June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued safety alerts about a number of products, including

  • a "medicated" oil, which contains substances that are poisonous, sold mainly in specialty stores serving Asian and Latino communities as well as on the Internet
  • weight-loss drugs that carry a new warning about the rare occurrence of liver failure
  • antacids that carry new safety information about a possible increased risk of bone fractures

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These and other alerts were prompted by reports that FDA received from health care professionals and patients 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 affected products at http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm213978.htm

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