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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

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Use antibiotics properly to prevent antibiotic resistance

Learn what antibiotics are and which infections they treat

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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

Drug Shortages

Search the database, learn about root causes and potential solutions

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