Video: Warning on Body Building Products
In this Consumer Update video, FDA Product Safety Expert Deborah Autor, J.D., helps explain the agency's warning to stop using body building products that claim to contain steroids or steroid-like substances.
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.
Botox is Not Just for Wrinkles: Therapeutic Uses of Botox
A description of Botox (botulinum toxin) mechanism and uses in migraine, muscle spasms, and more.
Tramadol: Precautions and Common Side Effects
Safety precautions, side effects and discontinuation recommendations for tramadol. Learn more about tramadol at: http://www.drugs.com/tramadol.html
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.
Is it Okay To Miss a Day Or Two of My Blood Pressure Medications?
Reasons why you should always take your medications on time and tips on how to remember to take them.
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