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FDA Consumer Health Information - FDA's MedWatch Safety Alerts: June 2010

Saturday, July 3, 2010 General News J E 4
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SILVER SPRING, Md., July 2 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued safety alerts about a number of products, including

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These and other alerts were prompted by reports that FDA received from health care professionals and patients through the agency's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting Program.

Learn more about these safety alerts and what to do if you've used one of the affected products at

http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm217775.htm

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View the FDA Consumer Update RSS feed at http://www.fda.gov/AboutFDA/ContactFDA/StayInformed/RSSFeeds/Consumers/rss.xml

FDA Consumer Updates may be posted and published elsewhere without permission. Please credit "FDA Consumer Health Information (www.fda.gov/consumer)" as the source. FDA values feedback on its consumer health information. Send questions, comments, or story ideas to: consumerinfo@fda.hhs.gov.

Media Contact of Jason Brodsky at 301-796-8234; jason.brodsky@fda.hhs.gov

-- an instant coffee sold online for sexual enhancement that can cause dangerously low blood pressure -- a fraudulent flu product that can be life-threatening to people who are allergic to penicillin -- certain inhaled asthma drugs that require special precautions to use them safely

SOURCE U.S. Food and Drug Administration
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