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Drug Information

Drug Information from the National Library of Medicine
This page provides a list of Frequently Asked Questions regarding drugs and medical devices.

Drug Information for Consumers
This resource from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration provides consumer-friendly information about buying and using medications, safe storage, alerts, recalls, and side effects.

Drugs & Supplements
The health section on AARP’s website includes information on common prescription and over-the-counter medications and supplements.

Over-the-Counter Medicines
This is a helpful overview of non-prescription drugs from the National Library of Medicine’s MedlinePlus.

Pill Identifier
This initiative from the Poison Control Centers aids in the identification of unknown pills. Users can search the database by identifying characteristics such as imprint code, shape and color, or medication name. Enter the imprint code or medication name first, add shape and color if needed. There is also contact info for Poison Control.

PDR Prescriber’s Digital Reference
Designed for medical professionals, this free reference provides information about prescription drugs and includes drug safety communications from the FDA.

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Last edit 10/9/2023.