Drug Advisories & Warnings
Critical Notices are advisories PMAG wished to bring our visitors' attention about significant side effects and other risks.
These are listed on the Important Advisories page (formerly at the top of the Home page).
Health Canada & U.S. FDA Advisories
Health Canada as well as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issue drug advisories and warnings about psychiatric medications, addiction, recovery, withdrawal, risks and side-effects.
We've listed several of these on the following pages:
Report Drug Reactions
Once drugs trials are complete and the drug is released for use in the general population there is still a need to report drug reactions, particularly serious ones.
The instructions for reporting drug reactions to Health Canada are included on the Drug Reactions page.
Our Children at Risk
There is increasing use of higher potency drugs prescribed to our children than ever before. These drugs have serious side effects which can be misinterpreted by the family or doctor.
- Increasingly potent psychiatric drugs prescribed to children in Canada.
- Citalopram (Celexa) in children and adolescents: What we knew and when.