Medication health fraud includes the marketing of medication products with unproven, false, or misleading claims about those products' ability to diagnose, cure, mitigate, treat, or prevent diseases or conditions. Use of medication products marketed with unproven claims or containing hidden drug ingredients could cause serious health problems. Stay informed, know the risks, and prioritize your safety.
Medication Health Fraud Questions and Answers
Search a database of more than 1,000 unapproved products and learn about medication health fraud and red flags
Products with Hidden Ingredients
FDA testing identified products promoted for sexual enhancement, weight loss, body building, arthritis/pain, or use as sleep aid that contain hidden drug ingredients
Medication Health Fraud for Specific Diseases and Conditions
Unproven, false, or misleading claims about the products' ability to diagnose, cure, mitigate, treat, or prevent diseases or conditions, such as cancer, autism, and more
The Risks of Buying Prescription Medication Online
Beware of online sellers that claim to provide prescription drugs without a doctor’s order
What Is FDA Doing About Medication Health Fraud?
Learn how FDA protects consumers and patients
Illicit, counterfeit medicine is fake and may be harmful to your health