Stand up, be counted, speak out!
Did you know that as a patient, you can file a report with the FDA if you have had an adverse event (side effect) from a drug or medical device?
This is how the FDA finds out about problems in the real world.
This how you can do your part.
Have you experienced a side effect from a prescription?
Have you had any difficulties due to a medical device?
PLEASE file a report.
FDA adverse event reporting for drugs and devices
Healthcare professionals and patients are encouraged to report adverse events or side effects related to the use of these products to the FDA's MedWatch Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program:
- Complete and submit the report Online: www.fda.gov/MedWatch/report
- Download form or call 1-800-332-1088 to request a reporting form, then complete and return to the address on the pre-addressed form, or submit by fax to 1-800-FDA-0178
- Downlaod and use the app Medwatcher
Read how Medwatcher and the group Essure Problems worked together to raise awareness about adverse event reporting!