Skip to Content

Video: Avoiding Medication Mistakes

Taking the wrong medication or the wrong dose can be an easy mistake to make. It can also be life threatening. This FDA Consumer Update video provides tips on avoiding medication mistakes.

Recommended Videos

  • Ambien (zolpidem): Tips for Insomia Prevention and Use of Ambien

    How to best prevent insomnia, and if needed, how Ambien works to help with sleep

    Ambien

    Duration: 3:47

  • Macular degeneration

    This animation shows the process of macular degeneration in the eye. The macula is the part of the retina that distinguishes fine details at the center of the field of vision. Macular degeneration results from a partial breakdown of the insulating layer between the retina and the choroid layer of blood vessels behind the retina. Macular degeneration results in the loss of central vision only.

    Vision

    Duration: 0:21

  • Ibuprofen: Important Warnings and Precautions

    An overview of how to recognize common and more serious side effects with ibuprofen

    Ibuprofen

    Duration: 4:08

  • Suncreens Defined: UVA, UVB, and SPF

    A brief overview of sunscreens: ingredients, effectiveness, and UVA, UVB, and SPF defined.

    Duration: 2:05

  • 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.

    Duration: 2:00

Browse by Category

Hide