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Consumer articles about over-the-counter and prescription drugs.
Author: FDA
Posted: June 15, 2019, 11:13 pm
La Administración de Alimentos y Medicamentos de los Estados Unidos controla los medidores de glucosa y las tiras reactivas. Lea esta información de seguridad de la FDA, incluyendo los consejos en cuanto a por qué no debe comprar ni vender tiras reactivas de segunda mano.
Author: FDA
Posted: June 15, 2019, 11:13 pm
The FDA is working to answer questions about the science, safety, and quality of products containing cannabis and cannabis-derived compounds, particularly CBD.
Author: FDA
Posted: June 15, 2019, 11:13 pm
Grapefruit juice can affect how well some medicines work, and it may cause dangerous side effects.
Author: FDA
Posted: June 15, 2019, 11:13 pm
Si compra productos importados comercializados como “suplementos dietéticos” y productos medicinales de venta libre, tenga cuidado. Abundan las estafas de fraude a la salud, particularmente en tiendas internacionales o étnicas, mercados de pulgas, mercados de intercambio y en Internet.
Author: FDA
Posted: June 15, 2019, 11:13 pm
Consumer articles from FDA about animal health and veterinary medicine.
Author: FDA
Posted: June 15, 2019, 11:13 pm
Undeclared allergens are the leading cause of food recalls by the FDA. Which foods are most often affected, and which allergens are involved?
Author: FDA
Posted: June 15, 2019, 11:13 pm
The Food and Drug Administration Office of Orphan Products Development is launching web-based educational resources for patients and industry on rare disease topics. The page debuts on International Rare Disease Day Feb. 28; topics include how to interact with FDA.
Author: FDA
Posted: June 15, 2019, 11:13 pm
La Oficina del Desarrollo de Productos Huérfanos de la Administración de Alimentos y Medicamentos pone recursos educativos de internet a disposición de la industria y de los pacientes sobre el tema de las enfermedades raras. La página se inaugura el Día Internacional de las Enfermedades Raras, el 28 de febrero; los temas incluyen cómo interactuar con la FDA.
Author: FDA
Posted: June 15, 2019, 11:13 pm
¿Puede uno traer medicamentos extranjeros a los Estados Unidos o surtir una receta extranjera en una farmacia estadounidense? La FDA puede ayudarlo a entender las reglas para enviar medicamentos o volar con ellos desde el extranjero.
Author: FDA
Posted: June 15, 2019, 11:13 pm
Can you bring foreign drugs into the U.S.? Or refill a foreign prescription at a U.S. pharmacy? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration can help you understand the rules for flying with medications or shipping them from overseas.
Author: FDA
Posted: June 15, 2019, 11:13 pm
It's important that you know how to use medical cribs and bassinets correctly, both in and out of the hospital -- especially if your special needs child uses one of these cribs at home.
Author: FDA
Posted: June 15, 2019, 11:13 pm
Cuando las mujeres consumen ácido fólico —un tipo de vitamina B - antes y durante el embarazo, éste puede ayudar a prevenir los defectos del tubo neural (DTN). Una medida tomada recientemente por la FDA ha facilitado esta acción para las mujeres hispanas.
Author: FDA
Posted: June 15, 2019, 11:13 pm
When consumed by women before and during pregnancy, folic acid, a B vitamin, may help prevent neural tube defects (NTDs).
Author: FDA
Posted: June 15, 2019, 11:13 pm
Consumer articles about cosmetics.
Author: FDA
Posted: June 15, 2019, 11:13 pm
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulates breast implants as medical devices. Learn about the risks of these products, and consider this advice.
Author: FDA
Posted: June 15, 2019, 11:13 pm
Timely articles and multimedia content about food and food-safety.
Author: FDA
Posted: June 15, 2019, 11:13 pm
Investigar sobre los implantes de seno puede ser abrumador y causar confusion. La Administracion de Alimentos y Medicamentos (FDA) dispone de herramientas en Internet para ayudar a las mujeres a conseguir informacion y plantearse cuestiones que se deben considerar antes de tomar la decision.
Author: FDA
Posted: June 15, 2019, 11:13 pm
Dietary supplements are regulated by the FDA as food, not as drugs. However, many dietary supplements contain ingredients that have strong biological effects which may conflict with a medicine you are taking or a medical condition you may have. Products containing hidden drugs are also sometimes falsely marketed as dietary supplements, putting consumers at greater risk. For these reasons, it is important to consult with a health care professional before using any dietary supplement. Read these Consumer Updates to learn more.
Author: FDA
Posted: June 15, 2019, 11:13 pm
La dentición es una fase normal de la infancia que no necesita “curarse” con medicamentos recetados o de venta libre. La FDA advierte a los padres que los productos que contienen benzocaína no son seguros para tratar la dentición en los niños. Hay alternativas no tóxicas más seguras.
Author: FDA
Posted: June 15, 2019, 11:13 pm