FDA Issues ‘Strongest’ Black Box Warning For Breast Implants | Georgia Public Broadcasting

The black box warning is an important improvement for breast implant safety, she said.

“That’s the strongest warning by the FDA that a product carries the risk of serious injury or death,” Lawrence said.

Patients have reported systemic symptoms such as joint pain, muscle aches, confusion, chronic fatigue and autoimmune diseases that improve when the implants are removed, but the FDA’s warning does not specifically mention the term breast implant illness.

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