SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently issued safety alerts about a number of products, including:
- a home massager that can cause strangulation
- a drug to treat yeast infections that is associated with birth defects
- an antidepressant that can lead to abnormal heart rhythms
These and other alerts were prompted by reports FDA received from health care professionals and the public through the agency's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting Program.
Learn more about these safety alerts and what to do if you've used one of the products described here.
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