Video: Avoiding Drug Interactions
This FDA Consumer Update video provides helpful tips to avoid the three main types of interactions: drugs with food and beverages, drugs with dietary supplements, and drugs with other drugs.
This animation shows the process in which light is transformed by the retina as electrical impulses that travel to the brain through the optic nerve.
This animation shows a vasectomy procedure. A vasectomy is a procedure to cause permanently sterility in a man by preventing the transport of sperm out of the testes. A small incision is made in the scrotum and each vas deferens is tied off and cut apart preventing sperm from being released within the ejaculate. The small skin incision is stitched closed and the surgery does not affect a man's sexual function.
Lock it Up: Medicine Safety in Your Home
Every year thousands of children are hospitalized and some die ‹ after taking medicine not meant for them. Teens share stolen prescription drugs at "pharm parties" and toddlers are tempted by colorful pills that look like candy. In this Consumer Update video, FDA pharmacist Connie Jung explains how you can prevent harm by locking your medicine up.
Vyvanse: Administration and Side Effect Information
How to best take Vyvanse and a review of common and more serious side effects
Amoxicillin: Issues Related to Safety and Dosing
A brief discussion of important dosing and safety tips
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