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 Drug Safety Communication: FDA approves brand name change for antidepressant drug Brintellix (vortioxetine) to avoid confusion with antiplatelet drug Brilinta (ticagrelor)
FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA to review study examining use of oral fluconazole (Diflucan) in pregnancy
FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA revises warnings regarding use of the diabetes medicine metformin in certain patients with reduced kidney function
FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA adds warnings about heart failure risk to labels of type 2 diabetes medicines containing saxagliptin and alogliptin
FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA warns about several safety issues with opioid pain medicines; requires label changes