Drug Side Effects
Drug Side Effects – Listed by Category
Drug side effects can result when taking medications for any illness, disease or condition. They are undesired secondary effects the drug has on individuals and can often result if problems far worse than the original condition.
This site contains information on drug side effects that have been reported by the FDA and various organizations after studies have shown that the warnings on the labels did not sufficiently inform consumers about the health risks associated with the medications.
The links to the left contain information on side effects listed by category, and at the bottom of each side effects page you will see which drugs have been reported to cause these side effects.
This site also contains information about medical devices that have been shown to have failure rates that may also harm consumers.
Many side effects of medications have not been reported. Always consult your doctor with questions about any medication or side effect you may experience. You may also report side effects to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA (888-463-6332) or use the FDA online reporting form to file a report.