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FDA Consumer Health Information - FDA's MedWatch Safety Alerts: May 2011
Date:6/28/2011

SILVER SPRING, Md., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently issued safety alerts about a number of products, including:

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  • birth control pills that may increase the risk of blood clots
  • Avandia and other diabetes medicines that carry new restrictions
  • dietary supplements packaged to look like antibiotics
  • a recalled blood thinner

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 here.

http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm258350.htm

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