Drug Safety Communications
This webpage was developed to provide the public with easy access to important drug safety information. The webpage contains the most recent Drug Safety Communications from FDA as well as links for Early Communications, Follow-Up Early Communications, Information for Healthcare Professional sheets, and Public Health Advisories issued prior to January 29th, 2010. You can also find drug specific information using the Index to Drug-Specific Information.
Starting July 18, 2011, you can find Spanish language versions of the Drug Safety Communications on our Drug Safety Communications in Spanish page.
El 18 de julio de 2011, se pueden encontrar versiones en español de las Comunicaciones de Seguridad de Medicamentos en nuestra Comunicaciones de la FDA sobre la seguridad de los medicamentos en español de la página.
Current Drug Safety Communications
FDA approves label changes for antibacterial Doribax (doripenem) describing increased risk of death for ventilator patients with pneumonia
FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA to review heart failure risk with diabetes drug saxagliptin (marketed as Onglyza and Kombiglyze XR)
FDA evaluating risk of stroke, heart attack and death with FDA-approved testosterone products
FDA warns of possible harm from exceeding recommended dose of over-the-counter sodium phosphate products to treat constipation