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The Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) ensures that safe and effective drugs are available to improve the health of the people in the United States

Drugs

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National Breastfeeding Month

Breastfeeding is not recommended when using codeine or tramadol

Aug 01 - Serious and sometimes fatal side effects may occur in some infants

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Priority Areas & Initiatives

Opioids

Reducing the impact of opioid misuse and abuse

Generics

Ensuring access to safe, affordable, and effective generic drugs

Warning Letters

Warning and Notice of Violation Letters to Pharmaceutical Companies

Guidances

FDA's current thinking on drug development and review activities

Director's Corner

CDER Center Director Dr. Janet Woodcock speaking on drug-related topics

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