Navigation Links
FDA Consumer Health Information - FDA's MedWatch Safety Alerts: May 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:


  • 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.

Sign up for e-mail notices of new FDA Consumer Updates at

View the FDA Consumer Update RSS feed at

FDA Consumer Updates may be posted and published elsewhere without permission. Please credit "FDA Consumer Health Information (" as the source. FDA values feedback on its consumer health information. Send questions, comments, or story ideas to:

Media Contact: Jason Brodsky, 301-796-8234,

SOURCE U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine technology :

1. Consumer Watchdog Asks White House Counsel to Rule that Administration Must Distance Itself from Google During Probes
2. FDA Examines Ways to Improve Consumer Understanding of Prescription Drug Ads
3. CVS/pharmacy Encourages Consumers to Consult With Pharmacists
4. CellerateRX TV Commercials Begin Airing on Fox News Network via Geraldo at Large and Fox News Sunday Programs, Expanding the Direct-To-Consumer Sales Program
5. CVS Caremark to Present at the Jefferies 2011 Global Consumer Conference
6. FDA CONSUMER HEALTH INFORMATION - Limit Use of 80 mg Simvastatin
7. Community Pharmacists Endorse Bipartisan Pharmacy Competition and Consumer Choice Act
8. CVS Caremark Research Tailors Consumer Communications to Encourage Better Medication Behavior
9. CVS Caremark to Participate in the Citi Investment Research 2011 Global Consumer Conference
10. CVS Caremark Named as Finalist for 2011 URAC Award for Best Practices in Health Care Consumer Empowerment and Protection
11. American Imaging Management Named as Finalist for 2011 URAC Award for Best Practices in Health Care Consumer Empowerment and Protection
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/25/2015)... 2015 Kitov Pharma ceuticals ... a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapeutic ... today announced the closing of its previously announced underwritten ... ), each representing 20 ordinary shares of the Company, ... ADSs and warrants were issued in a fixed combination ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... -- Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN ) today announced that ... York State Attorney General,s Office to end the ... statutes with the Attorney General over the decision of Forest ... selling the now generic version of memantine immediate release tablets.  ... released its counterclaims against New York , ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... -- Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV ), a developer of ... Antonius Schuh, Ph.D., is scheduled to present a corporate ... Healthcare Conference. th Annual Piper Jaffray ... New York on Tuesday, December ... be available for one-on-one meetings during the conference. The ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... 25, 2015 , ... The McHenry County law firm of Botto Gilbert ... Attorneys Francisco J. Botto and Alex C. Wimmer. Attorneys Botto and Wimmer represented the ... App (2d) 130884WC. , According to court documents, Adcock testified that on May 10, ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... On November 23rd 2015 Cozy ... personal heating products business. Cozy Products explains what this means for business moving ... well with the Cozy Products business model: to sell personal heaters that reduce energy ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... Smiles by Stevens is ... and moderate facial wrinkling. While many patients are aware of the benefits of Botox® ... Botox® delivers to those suffering with discomfort, soreness, and pain as a result of ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... November 25, 2015 , ... ... a double board certified facial plastic surgeon specializing in both surgical and non-surgical ... of The Skin Spa at Hobgood Facial Plastic Surgery. , Highly trained ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Beddit® has launched a new Android app for ... features a more intuitive SleepScore™ that rates sleep quality on a 100-point scale and ... created by a proprietary algorithm. Beddit analyzes the data to provide an easy to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):