Staying Informed with Medical Recalls

cancerIf you’ve ever had a medical procedure, taken a prescription, or care for someone that does, there’s something you ought to know. While doctors always seek to give proper care and treatment, sometimes the prescriptions have inherent defects due the manufacturer, which can cause unforeseen side effects. And what’s worse, without frequent check-ups, many of these side effects are never explored further by those that suffer. That’s because the FDA is continually issuing warnings and recalls for drugs and medical devices in difficult to understand terms, affecting thousands of unknowing people every day.

With the frequent pace of new information and complicated explanations from the FDA, it can be overwhelming to find trustworthy information, or even know where to start looking. The American Recall Center aims to make that easier. Many drugs that are taken by large groups of people, like Paxil, Actos, and Pradaxa, for example, have recalls and warnings from the FDA that many do not know about.
Taking a drug that has been recalled can be very dangerous, which is why it is important to make this information as easily accessible as possible. By building a comprehensive resource on the Internet for consumer-related healthcare topics, patients can have the knowledge they need about their health. After all, information regarding health and quality of life should be easily accessible, no matter what walk of life you come from.
Mario Trucillo, PhD is the Medical Editor of the American Recall Center,


Staying Informed with Medical Recalls was originally published @ Cancer inCYTES Blog and has been syndicated with permission.


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