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page 1 F requently A sked q uestions U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health 1-800-994-9662 TDD: 1-888-220-5446 Pregnancy and Medicines Q: Is it safe to use medicine while I am pregnant?

Harmful Interactions: Mixing Alcohol with Mediicines

May cause DROWSINESS. ALCOHOL may intensify this effect. USE CARE when operating a car or dangerous machinery. Y ou've probably seen this warning on medicines you've taken.

WHO Proposal to Government of ……………………

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Avandament, Avandaryl, Avandia REMS

The goals of the Avandia-Rosiglitazone Medicines Access Program (hereafter referred to as the Rosiglitazone REMS Program) are: 1. To restrict access to rosiglitazone-containing medicines (Avandia, Avandamet,

Herbal medicines

7 International Conference of Drug Regulatory Authorities (ICDRA) Herbal medicines Moderators: Dr Dequan Ren, China, and Dr Konstantin Keller, Germany The past two decades have seen a worldwide upsurge in the use of traditional medicine (TM) and complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in ...

Access to affordable essential medicines1

35 Access to affordable essential medicines 1 Target 8e In cooperation with pharmaceutical companies, provide access to affordable essential drugs in developing countries.

Rheumatoid Arthritis and CAM

Soeken KL, Miller SA, Ernst E. Herbal medicines for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis: a systematic review. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2003;42(5):652-659.

What I need to know about Diabetes Medicines

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RATIONAL USE OF MEDICINES Most leading causes of death, disease and disability in developing countries can be prevented, treated, or at least alleviated with cost effective essential medicines.

Medicines are Drugs

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