FDA Consumer Health Information Updates
FDA's Office of Women's Health offers many resources to educate women about the safe use of FDA-approved drugs and devices for the treatment and prevention of heart disease. This includes information about conditions like diabetes and high blood pressure, which can increase a woman's risk.
FDA’s MedWatch Safety Alerts alert consumers to problems with quality or safety of medical products. The April listing includes products such as anti-seizure medications, multivitamin supplements, mattress covers, blood glucose meters and compounded drugs.
This page contains the most recent Consumer Update data available and links to past Consumer Update Analytics web pages.
FDA has taken steps on multiple fronts to protect consumers from the skin damage that can be caused by too much exposure to the sun. This is the first summer in which FDA's new rules governing sunscreen labeling are in effect. And FDA is supporting "DonÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t Fry Day" on May 24.
GMOs, genetically modified organisms, biotech foods, or genetically engineered foods - whatever name they're called - seem to be a captivating topic. Learn more about them and how they are regulated in this FDA Consumer Update.
Pregnant and breastfeeding women can turn to FDA's Office of Women's Health for important health information, including details about the risks and benefits of taking medication during this special time.