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.
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.
Ibuprofen: Overview of Uses and Dosing
A brief overview of the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) ibuprofen and precautions for dosing.
Ibuprofen: Important Warnings and Precautions
An overview of how to recognize common and more serious side effects with ibuprofen
Zoloft (sertraline): A Review of Important Precautions and Side Effects
Tips for patients and their caregivers on how to safely use sertraline, and an overview of common side effects
This animation shows a catheter being inserted into the heart where alcohol is injected causing the swollen ventricle wall to shrink.
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