Drugs and medical devices
Drug products, antibiotics, vaccine safety, side effects and safe use and disposal of medication.
Services and information
Product information on human pharmaceutical and biological drugs, veterinary drugs and disinfectant products.
Drug product and medical devices use, safety and commonly reported problems.
List of medical devices that have an active licence.
Risks of prescription and non-prescription medications, how to reduce risks, and about storage and disposal.
Causes and impact of antibiotic resistance, antibiotic-resistant bacteria and illnesses, and helpful resources.
About acetaminophen, which kinds of products it is used in, and the related health risks of its use.
About immunization and its importance for preventing vaccine-preventable diseases.
Risks of using prescription drugs and natural health products for weight loss.
Depression symptoms, how antidepressants work, side effects and talking to your doctor about using your medicine safely.
Medications for acne treatment, associated health risks and how to minimize your risk for negative side effects.
How warfarin interacts with drug, natural health and food products, and how to minimize your risk of a negative reaction.
Health risks of tampon use, including toxic shock syndrome, and how to minimize these risks.
How to choose, properly maintain and store an automated external defibrillator, and information on cardiac arrest.
The risks of bedrails at home, in hospitals and nursing homes, and how to prevent bed entrapment.
About breast implants and the risks involved with the related surgery.
Risks of cryotherapy and what we're doing to protect your health and safety.
On medications for children, including acetaminophen, what to avoid and questions to ask your doctor.
The Special Access Programme (SAP) allows doctors to gain access to non-marketed drugs and medical devices that have not yet been approved for sale in Canada.
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