MedWatch provides information from the FDA Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program. It serves both healthcare professionals and the medical product-using public. MedWatch provides important and timely clinical information about safety issues involving medical products, including prescription and over-the-counter drugs, biologics, medical and radiation-emitting devices, and special nutritional products (e.g., medical foods, dietary supplements and infant formulas).
Medical product safety alerts, recalls, withdrawals, and important labeling changes that may affect the health of all Americans are quickly disseminated to the handhelds of the medical community.
MedWatch safety alerts delivered to your Phone include:
- Clinically important medical product safety alerts for use at the point of care
- Concise, timely information about the drugs and devices you use, prescribe, or dispense every day, directly from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
- A summary of the safety alert. When you need to know more, a web address directs you to more detailed information