Video: 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.
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Ambien (zolpidem): Dosing and Common Side Effects
A brief discussion of Ambien dosing, dose limits, and common side effects
Lyrica (pregabalin): Approved Uses and Mechanism of Action
A brief review of Lyrica (pregabalin) use in pain and seizures and its mechanism of action.
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