Drug Information


Drug Information from the National Library of Medicine
This page provides links to information about prescription drugs, over the counter medications, dietary supplements, and herbal remedies. Additional resources for visual identification of drugs and for researching drug effects on lactation and liver toxicity are included.

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.

Drug Interaction Checker
AARP offers access to several health tools on its website, including this Drug Interaction Checker.

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

Pillbox
This initiative from the National Library of Medicine aids in the identification of unknown pills. Users can search the database by identifying characteristics such as ingredients, imprint, shape, and color. Results include images of the pills for visual identification.

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.

 

See Also:
Health Information Center Online

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