Consumer Education: Antibiotics & Antibiotic Resistance
All Graphics and Other Media
All of these resources are printable. The high resolution version will take longer to open, but will give the best print quality.
To obtain printed copies of any of these materials, please email your request by title to: email@example.com. You can also call 301-796-3703 or 1-888-INFO-FDA. Graphic files for printing in large quantities or reformatting can also be obtained.
Printed size 3.66” x 8 ½”; 4-color; one in English only and one in Spanish only; antibiotic resistance, treating symptoms of viral infections (colds, flu), and when to call the doctor.
Print Public Service Announcements
Printed size 8 " x 10"; 4 color; English; targeted to health care professionals. Other sizes available upon request.
Printed size 7" x 10"; 4 color; English; targeted to adults. Other sizes available upon request.
Printed sizes vary; 4 color; English; targeted to parents/caregivers of children.
Printed size 7" x 10"; 4 color; Spanish only. Other sizes available upon request.
Radio Public Service Announcements
"Get Smart. Know When Antibiotics Work." This link will take you off FDA's site to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website. Here you will find 6 different radio public service announcements (one 20, two 30 and one 60 second ads in English; one each 30 and 60 second ads in Spanish) to inform consumers that antibiotics don't work for a cold or the flu.
Printed size 17" x 22"; 4-color; Spanish only.
"Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work." This link will take you off FDA's site to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) “Educational Tools” Web page to see the materials developed for CDC’s “Get Smart” campaign. Brochures, print and audio-video public service announcements, posters, Qs and As, and other products can be downloaded or ordered. Some materials are available in Spanish.
For more information about antibiotic resistance, please visit:
FDA's page, “Antibiotic Resistance,” at www.fda.gov/oc/opacom/hottopics/anti_resist.html
FDA/CDER’s page, “Antimicrobial Resistance,” at www.fda.gov/cder/drug/antimicrobial/default.htm.
Further information about antibiotics and antibiotic resistance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), go to the “Antimicrobial Resistance” Web page at www.cdc.gov/drugresistance