Women and their health care providers can look forward to getting more useful and up-to-date information over the next few years about the effects of medicines during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
FDA Safety Alerts
Published as part of a US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) Partnership
There are more theories about teething and "treating" a baby's sore gums than there are teeth in a child's mouth. One thing doctors and other health care professionals agree on is that teething is a normal part of childhood that can be treated without prescription or over-the-counter (OTC) medications.
Certain acne treatments can, in rare instances, cause severe allergic reactions that are potentially life-threatening.
Whether you're settling into your sixties or heading into your ninth decade, you should be extra careful when taking prescription and over-the-counter medicines. And if you're caring for older loved ones, you should help them stay safe.