Special Alerts

 

FDA is warning consumers that a counterfeit version of Teva’s Adderall tablets contain the wrong active ingredients

Birth control pills that contain drospirenone may be associated with a higher risk of blood clots than other progestin-containing pills. FDA bases this conclusion on its review of recent studies on the risk of blood clots in women taking drospirenone-containing birth control pills.

What is the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) doing to help protect consumers from medication errors?

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising consumers not to purchase or use “Firminite,” a product for sexual enhancement sold on various websites, including www.firminite.com

Federal health officials are warning consumers not to use skin creams, beauty and antiseptic soaps, or lotions that might contain mercury.

If you’re one of the millions of Americans who take statins to prevent heart disease, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has important new safety information on these cholesterol-lowering medications.

In March 2012, FDA required safety labeling changes to be made to 39 products, including five different drugs that now carry a warning that they should not be taken by pregnant women because of the risk of injury and death to the developing fetus.

Testosterone is a hormone in the body that is primarily responsible for the normal growth and development of male sexual and reproductive organs. It is important in maintaining bone health, energy levels, mood, and sexual desire.

Grapefruit juice can be part of a healthful diet—most of the time. It has vitamin C and potassium—substances your body needs to work properly.

Anyone who has ever been on a diet—and there are many of us—knows that there are sensible ways to lose weight. These include balanced diets, exercising and realistic goals.

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