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Drugs & Dietary Supplements


We Don't Serve Teens
This provides parents and others with tools and information to reduce teen drinking and related harm.

Who Cares: Sources of Information About Health Care Products and Services
This website helps older consumers and their family, caregivers, and friends find reliable sources of information on a variety of health topics important to them.

Facts for Consumers

At-Home Genetic Tests: A Healthy Dose of Skepticism May Be the Best Prescription
Take caution about the marketing, sale, and use of at-home genetic tests.

Generic Drugs: Saving Money at the Pharmacy
Learn about generic drugs and the law, including the difference between generic and name-brand drugs.

Miracle Health Claims: Add a Dose of Skepticism / En Español
Find specific information about the efficacy and safety of popular products; offers tips on spotting and avoiding health fraud.

Test Your Supplement Savvy
Take a short quiz to find out how much you know about using dietary supplements safely.

Who Cares: Sources of Information About Health Care Products and Services
This website is targeted to older consumers and their family, caregivers, and friends to find reliable sources of information on a variety of health topics important to them.

Consumer Alerts
Curious About Cancer Treatments? Talk to Your Doctor First / En Español

Evaluating Diabetes Claims? Be Smart. Be Skeptical/ En Español

Lotions and Potions: The Bottom Line About Multilevel Marketing Plans

Medical Discount Plans: They're Not Health Insurance/ En Español

Medicare Part D Solicitations: Words to the Wise About Fraud

No Need to Pay for Information on Free (or Low-Cost) Prescription Drugs / En Español     

Pills that Prevent the Common Cold? A Tough Claim to Swallow / En Español

Source: Federal Trade Commission