What You Should Know About Dangerous Medications 23 mon
Although medications are rigorously tested for safety and effectiveness before they become available to consumers in the United States, and they are continuously monitored for unforeseen problems, manufacturing mishaps, and unpredicted side effects, dangerous medications still exist.
Mislabeling, contamination, serious side effects, drug interactions, and manufacturing defects can put consumers at risk of suffering permanent damage or even death. While medication recalls are generally initiated promptly when the safety of a drug comes into question, consumers are not always notified right away that their medications may be dangerous. Additionally, patients may suffer severe injuries from dangerous medications long before the drugs are recalled.
Understanding Drug Recalls
An over-the-counter or prescription medication is recalled, or removed from the m ... read more