If you suffer from Asthma, the medications your taking could be increasing your risk of a severe asthma attack. If you use Advair Diskus, Serevent Diskus, or Foradil Aerolizer, you could unwittingly be putting yourself in danger.
Ortho Evra’s birth control patch is easy and convenient, but is it safe? This concern has prompted many doctors to stop writing prescriptions for the popular form of birth control.
Do you heed the advice from the “black box” warning—the strongest warning given by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA)—on your prescription drugs? If you answered ‘no,’ you wouldn’t be alone. Recent findings in a drug journal report both patients and doctors don’t comply with the “black box” warnings assigned to dangerous drugs.
Woman using Ortho Evra, take note—you are receiving a higher dosage of estrogen than found in most birth control pills. The announcement comes as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved an updated warning label for the contraceptive patch.
Are menopausal women putting their health at risk? Citing growing concerns about commercial hormones many women have turned to plant hormones to treat their symptoms. Since the hormones are derived from plants, many believe they are safer than prescription hormones. However, there is no scientific evidence to prove this theory.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) isn’t letting technology pass them by. The FDA will soon require that all drug companies submit digital labels of their medications for a public online database.