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Medwatch

An FDA-sponsored program intended to increase the reporting of adverse effects of drugs and biologicals, and identify adverse interactions between two or more therapeutic agents during their clinical use.
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MedWatch

(mĕd′wătch)
A voluntary and confidential program of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for monitoring the safety of drugs, biologicals, medical devices, and nutritional products such as dietary supplements, medical foods, and infant formulas. The FDA provides forms for reporting adverse events associated with any of these products. Health professionals may obtain the form by calling 1-800-332-1088. Information may be faxed to the FDA by calling 1-800-332-0178.
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Physicians and patients are encouraged to report adverse events or side effects related to the use of these products to the FDA's MedWatch Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program at http://www.fda.gov/Safety/ MedWatch.
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Health professionals and patients are encouraged to report adverse effects to FDA's MedWatch Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program at www.fda.gov/MedWatch/report.htm.
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