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.
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
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.
Amoxicillin: Antibiotic Action and Appropriate Uses
A look at how amoxicillin works and which bacterial infections it can treat
Stroke - secondary to cardiogenic embolism
This animation shows a piece of clot breaking away from the heart, travelling to the brain, resulting in a stroke.
This animation shows the brain and the changes that occur to it from Alzheimer's disease.
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