HealthWatch: FDA Warns Against Fraudulent Flu Remedies

BOSTON (CBS) –  The flu season has peaked but it is still widespread in 45 states, including most of New England, according to the CDC.

At the same time, the FDA is warning consumers about flu remedies which are making fraudulent claims.  Here are some tips on how to spot a shady product.

You should be suspicious if an over-the-counter product says it will:

Watch out for online pharmacies that:

You will not only be wasting your money but you may get something that is dangerous.

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