Video: Avoiding Medication Mistakes
Taking the wrong medication or the wrong dose can be an easy mistake to make. It can also be life threatening. This FDA Consumer Update video provides tips on avoiding medication mistakes.
This animation shows the affects of untreated glaucoma.
Health Fraud Awareness
FDA urges consumers to be on guard against fraudulent products claiming to treat, prevent, or cure a wide variety of medical conditions, including the H1N1 flu virus. In this Consumer Update video, FDA health fraud expert Gary Coody demonstrates fraudulent products removed from the market, and provides advice on how to spot and avoid health fraud.
A vibrating suction cannula, or flexible tube, is used in a liposuction procedure. The cannula is inserted through a small hole into the abdominal fat tissue to remove excess fat deposits.
Lyrica (pregabalin): Side Effects and Dosing
Overview of Lyrica (pregabalin) dosing and common or serious side effects.
Ibuprofen: Important Warnings and Precautions
An overview of how to recognize common and more serious side effects with ibuprofen
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