Video: FDA 101: Product Recalls
This FDA Consumer Update video highlights the agencys involvement in product recalls from the moment the agency is notified to successful completion of the recall.
Tramadol: Approved Uses and Pain Mechanism
A brief description of approved tramadol uses, formulations, and mechanism of action. Learn more about tramadol at: http://www.drugs.com/tramadol.html
This animation shows the process of ovulation (the release a single egg cell from an ovary). Ovulation occurs though a sequence of hormonal responses. Located deep within the brain, the pituitary gland releases the hormones FSH and LH, which travel through the blood stream to the ovaries. These hormones signal the development and release a single egg cell from one of the ovaries. The sweeping motion of the fimbriae draws the egg cell through a very small space in the open body cavity into the uterine, or fallopian, tube. The egg cell will either be fertilized by sperm or will dissolve if fertilization does not take place.
Teaching Kids About Using Medicine Safely
Kids grow up fast. As they do we teach them as much as we can about safety. Watch this video for tips from an FDA pediatrician on teaching older kids about using medicine safely.
Fortify Your Knowledge About Vitamins
Although most people get all the vitamins they need from the foods they eat, millions of people take supplemental vitamins as part of their health regimen. This FDA Consumer Update video provides facts about vitamins, including information on how they are regulated.
Vitamins and Minerals: Do You Need Them?
Review of daily vitamin and mineral uses, and why you might need to take one.
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