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Terry Turner and Michelle Llamas collaborate on writing trusted content in medical devices and consumer advocacy

Our Mission

Drugwatch’s mission is to keep people safe from potentially harmful drugs, medical devices and procedures by informing them of medical conditions, severe side effects and ways to take action.

Senior Writer Michelle Llamas explains the types of information Drugwatch provides and the impact it has on consumers' lives.

What Is Drugwatch?

Drugwatch is a trusted consumer advocacy organization that works side by side with award-winning certified medical and legal experts to educate the public on dangerous drugs and medical devices and to empower consumers to assert their legal rights. Our experts help us ensure that the medical and legal information our readers depend on is honest, objective and helpful.

Our team of experienced writers sifts through complex medical journals, court records and government documents to provide you with important information you can trust, in language you can understand. We give patients a platform to share their stories and the resources they need to take action against negligent companies.

Frequently Asked Questions

Advocating for Consumers

Drugwatch serves as a watchdog organization on behalf of consumers. We give a voice to patients who were physically or emotionally impacted by faulty medical devices and dangerous drugs and products.

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Our Vision

To become the watchdog for the pharmaceutical and medical device industries.

Meet Our Team

Drugwatch’s expert writers and outreach team draw on their research skills, relationships with experts and personal experiences to provide information and spread awareness. They have the expertise to find high-quality information from medical journals, court documents and specialists in the field. They present the information in multimedia formats including articles, podcasts and videos.

Our Experts

Drugwatch’s expert contributors are medical and legal professionals who work with Drugwatch to provide content, share their insight and review the information on for accuracy and quality.

Editorial Team

Our team has more than a decade of medical writing experience. The writers all completed CDC health literacy training and hold AMWA memberships and follow our editorial policy.

Legal Partners

We partner with trusted law firms. Our legal partners do not control the content on Instead, they give our team the freedom to provide valuable information at no cost to the consumer and connect people with some of the top lawyers in the country.

How We Help

When faulty medical devices or negative drug side effects impact consumers, Drugwatch is there to give them helpful information and connect them to an experienced national law firm that can get them fair compensation and peace of mind.

Beyond Side Effects

Our Beyond the Side Effects section gives patients an opportunity to be heard. It highlights ways their lives changed because of serious side effects or complications from drugs and medical devices. Anyone seriously harmed by medical products may share a story with Drugwatch for possible publication on our website.

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Award-Winning Content

Our award-winning features and news articles delve into issues such as high drug prices, medical device negligence, and the teen vaping and opioid epidemics in the U.S.

Drugwatch is AACI certified, which means we adhere to the AACI guidelines for trusted medical content.

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Drugwatch's featured articles cover sensitive and timely topics affecting consumers and their loved ones. Our in-depth articles tackle issues such as Big Pharma, the FDA's role in clinical trials and the ever-climbing cost and dangers of some prescription drugs.

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