U.S. flag An official website of the United States government
  1. Home
  2. For Consumers
  3. Protecting Yourself
  1. For Consumers

Protecting Yourself


  • Unproven Alzheimer's Disease Products
  • Illegally Sold Opioid Cessation Products
  • FDA issues warning about body-building products labeled to contain steroid and steroid-like substances
  • Online Advisory Letters
  • Registrar Abuse Complaints

Protect yourself with these resources including information about health fraud scams and tips for buying medication, medical devices, and radiation-emitting products online. Learn about enforcement actions taken by the FDA to protect the public.

FDA'€™s MedWatch Safety Alerts

Buying Online

Other Organizations



Recalls and Alerts

Advisory Letters