• FDA warns consumers about injuries, disfigurement from using illegal injectable silicone

    4 days ago - By News Medical

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued a safety communication to warn consumers and health care practitioners about the serious injuries and disfigurement that can result from using injectable silicone or products being falsely marketed as FDA-approved dermal fillers for the purpose of enhancing the size of their buttocks, breasts and other body parts.
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  • FDA issues warning against use of herbal medicine Kratom

    4 days ago - By News Medical

    The United States Food and Drugs Administration has issued a public notice yesterday, 14th November 2017, regarding the risks associated with herbal drug Kratom. Kratom has been used for a long time and still finds numerous users.
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  • FDA warns about illegal injectable silicone use for body contouring

    4 days ago - By Healio

    The FDA has issued a warning about the serious harm and disfigurement that can result from using injectable silicone or products being falsely marketed as FDA-approved dermal fillers for enhancing the size of the buttocks, breasts and other body parts, according to a press release.
    “We have significant concerns with unsafe injectable silicone that's being marketed for body contouring by unlicensed providers. We've seen serious adverse events result from products, which are sometimes industrial-grade silicone, being used for these unapproved medical purposes,” FDA
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