This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
Public education campaign on labeling change for iron supplements will target health professionals, general public. New label will read: "Warning: Contains iron. Keep out of the reach and sight of children, as overdose may be fatal," UK agency reports in August Current Problems in Pharmacovigilance. Similar warning on iron supplements marketed in U.S. is required under January 1997 FDA final rule. MCA also warns of skin reactions from topical items containing Psoralea corylifolia, used in traditional Chinese medicines for alopecia, vitiligo. MCA seeks submissions of related adverse events
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