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Information for Health Care Professionals | Drugs

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Drug Recalls

Voluntary recalls in which public notification has been issued

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Drug Safety and Availability

Drug warnings and other safety information

Drug shortages app

Drug Shortages

Database for current and resolved drug shortages and discontinuations reported to FDA

Medication Guide


Approvals & Safety Notifications

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Webpage Description Topic
Drug Recalls Actions taken by firm to remove product from market Safety
National Drug Code Directory Identifies labeler, product, and trade package size Database
Drug Approvals & Databases List of drug approvals and databases maintained by FDA Database
Drug Safety Communications Important drug safety information for consumers and health care professionals Drug Information; Safety
Drug Safety Labeling Changes (SLC) Database Approved safety labeling changes  Safety
Drug Safety Information Drug Safety Information and resources for healthcare professionals Safety
Drug Shortages Current and resolved drug shortages and discontinuations reported to FDA Database; Safety
Drugs@FDA Includes information about drugs, including biological products, approved in U.S. Database; Drug Information
Find Information about a Drug  Information on FDA-approved drugs released for sale on the market  Drug Information 
Generic Drugs  Overview, patient education, approvals and reports, research and resources Drug Information
Index to Drug-Specific Information  Drug safety info on a specific drug Drug Information
Medication Errors  Increase safe use of drug products regulated by FDA Safety
Medication Guides FDA-approved information to help patients avoid serious drug side effects Drug Information
Orange Book FDA approved prescription drugs, including new and generic drugs   Database; Drug Information
REMS: Approved Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies  Drug safety program for certain medications with serious safety concerns  Database; Safety
Prescription Drug Labeling Resources Prescribing Information and FDA-approved patient labeling  Drug Information
Purple Book  FDA-licensed (approved) biological products regulated by CDER Database
Division of Drug Information (DDI) Webinars Broad range of FDA drug regulation and medication safety topics Training and Education
FDA Drug Info Rounds  Training videos for practicing clinical and community pharmacists Training and Education
Bad Ad Program Truthful Prescription Drug Advertising and Promotion  Training and Education
CDERLearn Training and Education Learning opportunities for health care professionals, industry, and consumers Training and Education
Expanded Access: Information for Physicians Also known as compassionate use Drug Information
MedWatch: The FDA Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program FDA’s medical product safety reporting program Safety
Acronyms and Abbreviations Search  Database of acronyms and abbreviations related to FDA activities Database
Clinical Trials and Human Subject Protection  Information about good clinical practice and clinical trials Clinical Trials
Jobs at the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) Make a difference in protecting the health of the American people Work with Us
Hematology/Oncology (Cancer) Approvals Approvals & Safety Notifications Drug Information; Safety
What's New at FDA in HIV/AIDS Get the latest update in HIV news Drug Information
Global Alliance of Drug Information Specialists (GADIS) Online collaborative community comprised of pharmacists Work with Us

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