SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently issued alerts or other safety information about a number of products, including:
dietary supplements that could be contaminated with Salmonella;
a blood thinner that may lead to bleeding problems;
a drug for abnormal heart rhythm that carries a risk of stroke, heart failure and death when used by certain people;
ADHD drugs that showed no evidence of an increased risk of stroke or heart attack in adults.
These and other alerts were prompted by reports FDA received from health care professionals and the public 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 products described: http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm288002.htm
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