Video: 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.
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
Other Options for Emergency Contraception: ella and the Copper IUD
A discussion of reasons why emergency contraception may be needed, and additional options such as ella and the Copper IUD.
This animation shows the effects of hypertension on a cerebral artery.
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.
This animation shows the affects of untreated glaucoma.
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