You Should Know

October 1996 Issue

What to Do When Things Go Wrong

If you experience serious side effects from a particular dietary supplement or nutrition product, you or your physician should notify the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) through a program called MEDWatch. Initiated in 1993, MEDWatch was designed as a way for health professionals to report consumers' adverse effects to medications, nutrition products, dietary supplements, infant formulas, vaccines or medical devices. But consumers themselves can also submit reports. The primary purpose of MEDWatch

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