Video: 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.
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.
Ambien (zolpidem): Dosing and Common Side Effects
A brief discussion of Ambien dosing, dose limits, and common side effects
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 depicts hypertension caused by pre-eclampsia that adversely affects the fetus by causing constriction of the placental arteries.
Purchasing Pet Drugs Online: Buyer Beware
Consumers should be cautious when buying pet drugs online and should not let Internet pharmacies evaluate their pets.
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