Patient Safety EducationInfo Center
Warning: Chloroquine Only for Use Under a Doctor's Care
Chloroquine continues to be in the news as the number of COVID-19 cases rises. And now health officials are warning about improper use of this substance.
More Fraudulent COVID-19 Treatments Busted
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers about more fraudulent coronavirus treatments.
Possible EpiPen Malfunctions
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an alert regarding possible malfunctions with a common severe allergy injection.
Diabetes Rx Gets Label Change
A class of diabetes medications just got a safety labeling change.
Falls can happen in the blink of an eye, and they can completely change your future. But you can take steps to prevent medication-related falls.
FDA Stops 500 International Shipments
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently stopped 500 shipments from India.
Avoiding Drug Interactions
A lot of us take multiple medications, often combining prescription and over-the-counter medicines with vitamins and herbal supplements. While medications are important for staying healthy, taking certain medications together can sometimes cause serious side effects.
Medications and Behind-the-Wheel Safety
Many people are not aware that their prescription medications can impair their ability to drive safely. Unfortunately, this lack of awareness can be dangerous on the road.
Schizophrenia Rx Gets Stronger Warning
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has strengthened a drug safety warning for a schizophrenia medication.
Coronavirus Vaccine Underway
As the coronavirus outbreak continues, at least one company has said it is working on a vaccine.