MedWatch Safety Alerts

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MedWatch Safety Alerts

Description

MedWatch is a free tool for providers and consumers that offers many ways to help them stay informed about the medical products they prescribe, use, or dispense every day. MedWatch provides safety alerts directly to users through the channel they select, such as mobile text messages or e-mail. Safety messages cover human drugs, medical devices, vaccines and other biologics, dietary supplements, and cosmetics.

Subscription is required. Standard text messaging rates apply for mobile devices.

Developer:

Food and Drug Administration (U.S.)

Funding Sources:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

History

Release Date: 2010
Original Summary: November 2010
Last Updated: 11/24/10

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