Identification

Name

MedWatch

Status

Active

Category

Data Source

Organizations
(1) Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Update frequency

Near Real-time

Created

2014-07-08 21:11:44+00:00

Modified

2016-07-07 22:19:30.747651+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

MedWatch is a FDA site for clinically important safety information and reporting serious problems with human medical products. The MedWatch system is intended to detect safety hazard signals for medical products. Important safety information is disseminated to the medical community and the general public via the MedWatch web site and the MedWatch E-list.

Goals
(1) Early warning
Year start

1993

URL http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/default.htm
URL (alternate) http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/SafetyAlertsforHumanMedicalProducts/default.htm
Related system
(1) FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS)

Disease and Geography

Geography

No

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Personal Communication
(2) Personal Communication