Postmarket Safety

FDA Cracks Down on Unapproved Ear Drops

The FDA is cracking down on companies that manufacture or distribute unapproved prescription ear drops labeled to relieve pain, infection and inflammation, warning they will be subject to seizures, injunctions and criminal proceedings. Read More

FDA Investigating Codeine Risks for Children

The FDA is investigating the potential risks of medicines containing codeine to treat coughs and colds in children 18 and younger because of the potential for serious side effects, according to a safety announcement released Wednesday. Read More