Category: Drug Safety (Page 4)

February 5, 2016

New Pocket Films on Safe Medication Usage and Storage

The Alliance has released two new pocket films on safe OTC pain medication use and storage.
February 4, 2016

OTC Pain Medication: What You Need to Know

Tens of millions of Americans reach for over-the-counter (OTC) medications for relief of minor aches and pains.  But just because they’re OTC doesn’t mean they’re harmless.  And with more than 1,000 acetaminophen and NSAID containing medications, choosing the right one can seem overwhelming.  
February 4, 2016

Safely Taking and Storing OTC Pain Medications

Once you choose an over-the-counter (OTC) pain medication that’s right for you or a loved one, it’s important to store it Up and Away and Out of Sight of young children and where it prevents misuse, and dispose of it properly when you no longer want it. 
December 22, 2015

A December Update on PDUFA and MDUFA

A December update on PDUFA and MDUFA
December 17, 2015

PDUFA Reauthorization Stakeholder Meeting Statement

This is a statement presented by Alliance Vice President of Public Policy Cynthia Bens at the December 17, 2015, stakeholder meeting regarding reauthorization of the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA).
October 7, 2015

Talking about Your Medicines

Today we want to talk about your medicines, as October serves as Talk about Your Medicines Month. 
September 23, 2015

HROTW: Infographic on What Americans Feel about Pain

For our Health Resource of the Week, we share this infographic to make you aware about what Americans feel about pain and what they do to treat it.
June 18, 2015

HROTW: Safe Medication Infographic

Our Health Resource of the Week puts the focus on medication safety and kids.
April 29, 2015

Letter on Funding for NHSN, Antibiotic Resistance Solutions Initiative, and AMD Initiative

This letter to Sen. Thad Cochran, Sen. Barbara Mikulski,  Rep. Harold Rogers, and Rep. Nita Lowey from various organizations, including the Alliance for Aging Research, requests "$32 million for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) and the Prevention Epicenters Program; $264 million for CDC’s Antibiotic Resistance Solutions Initiative; and ask for your continued support of the Advanced Molecular Detection (AMD) Initiative at $30 million in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill. " 
March 17, 2015

This Week Is National Poison Prevention Week

This is an opportunity to raise awareness about the danger that poisonings create to people of all ages and to help prevent accidental poisonings.