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Information for Healthcare Professionals (Drugs)



Drug Information

  • Drug Recalls FDA provides a searchable list of recalled products. Drug recalls are actions taken by a firm to remove a product from the market.
  • Drug Safety Communications FDA Drug Safety Communications connect consumers and health care professionals to important drug safety information.
  • Drug Safety Labeling Changes (SLC) Database  Provides approved safety labeling changes from January 2016 forward
  • Drug Safety Information Drug Safety Information and resources for healthcare professionals
  • Drug Shortages Search the Drug Shortages Database for current and resolved drug shortages and discontinuations reported to FDA
  • Drugs@FDA Includes information about drugs, including biological products, approved for human use in the United States (e.g., product information, regulatory history, most recent FDA-approved Prescribing Information and patient labeling, and reviews by FDA staff that evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the product).
  • Generic Drugs Overview, patient education, approvals and reports, research and resources
  • Index to Drug-Specific Information Looking for drug safety info on a specific drug? See FDA’s Index to Drug-Specific Information.
  • Medication Errors Increase the safe use of drug products by minimizing use error related to the naming, labeling, packaging, or design of drug products regulated by FDA
  • Medication Guides Medication Guides are paper handouts that come with many prescription medicines. They contain FDA-approved information that can help patients avoid serious drug side effects. 
  • Orange Book Database of all FDA approved prescription drugs, including new and generic drugs.  This database does not include FDA-licensed biological products.
  • REMS: Approved Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies A drug safety program that FDA can require for certain medications with serious safety concerns to help ensure the benefits of the medication outweigh its risks.
  • Prescription Drug Labeling Resources Provides resources for the Prescribing Information, FDA-approved patient labeling, and carton and container labeling for human prescription drugs
  • Purple Book – Listing of FDA-licensed biological products

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