HHP Medication Safety Watch

Welcome to HHP Medication Safety Watch. Each month we'll provide links and information about selected medicines and health products from the full FDA list of recalls, withdrawals, and alerts. This can help you stay informed about potential problems with prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines, and health products you may use to treat illness, ease pain, or relieve bothersome symptoms.

September 2020

  • Male enhancement pills
  • Hand sanitizers
  • Thyroid medicines
  • Metformin, extended-release
  • Labels on benzodiazepines

August 2020

  • Hand sanitizers
  • Goldenseal root powder
  • Nasal spray medications
  • Metformin, extended-release

July 2020

  • Hand sanitizers
  • CBD oil
  • Hemp oil
  • Metformin, extended-release

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