This section includes an alphabetical index to information about specific pharmaceutical drugs and medications. Each drug can be found by its generic and common names. Note that herbal and other non-pharmaceutical medications are listed in the relevant subsection of Health-Alternative. Drugs and Medications Pharmacy Health.
A drug is any substance other than food, that when inhaled, injected, smoked, consumed, absorbed via a patch on the skin or dissolved under the tongue causes a physiological change in the body. (wikipedia)
- MedicationSense www
Contains informative articles written by a physician who is a recognized expert in the field of medication side effects. MedicationSense. Articles are designed to provide an objective analysis of topical issues related to drug therapy.
- Compiled British National Formulary www
Compiled with the advice of clinical experts this essential reference provides up-to-date guidance on prescribing, National Formulary, dispensing and administering medicines. British National Formulary.
- Interactive PatientsVille www
Interactive site with detailed information on post-market drug site effects. PatientsVille.
- General Prescription Drug Safety www
General safety information on prescription drugs for consumers and health care professionals presented by Ortho McNeil Neurologics. Prescription Drug Safety.
- Provides MediGuard.org www
Provides a free drug safety report, MediGuard.org, checking medications for side effects, treatment duplication and drug interactions. Includes FAQ and team profiles. MediGuard.org.
- Patient The Parkinson List Drug Database Index www
Patient information from this collection of 140 drug definitions. Parkinson List Drug Database Index. Consumer fact sheet provides drug description, explains the medicine's mechanism of action, and lists side effects and drug interactions including relative risk of using with Parkinson's medications. The Parkinson List Drug Database Index.
- Includes German Pharmaceutical Database www
Includes German, Pharmaceutical Database, European and international drug databases and drug related information. German Pharmaceutical Database.
- Prescribing RXmed www
Prescribing information for physicians, RXmed, patient handouts on over 400 illnesses and health resource links. RXmed.
- Presents DrumLib's Health Research Review www
Presents news and opinions on legislation, Health Research Review, marketing, and research relating to medications and supplements. DrumLib's Health Research Review.
- Includes DrugDigest www
Includes details about trade name and generic prescriptions, DrugDigest, vitamins, herbs, supplements, over-the-counter medications, drug safety and side effects, health conditions and treatment tips, medication interactions and other pharmaceutical-related topics. DrugDigest.
- Online Drugs.com www
Online drug information in an A to Z format. Drugs.com. Includes information about clinical trials, latest news, drug interactions, and a pill identifier. Drugs.com.
- Medication Safe Medication www
Medication search engine, Medication, information on safety and useful content on how to take medicines most effectively. Safe Medication.
- Offers MJ Powers and Co. www
Offers a number of drug alert newsletters dealing with the safety and efficacy of drugs and therapies in that particular discipline. Powers and Co.. [Requires Java] MJ Powers and Co..
- NHRT Natural Hormone Replacement www
NHRT resources, Hormone Replacement, information, author's personal experience. Natural Hormone Replacement.
- Doctor's Medications in the Pediatric ICU www
Doctor's reference sheet on medications administered to infants and children in a hospital setting. Medications in the Pediatric ICU.
- Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) www
2003 CERCLA Priority List of Hazardous Substances which are determined to pose the most significant potential threat to human health due to their known or suspected toxicity and potential for human exposure. for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR).
- This Electronic Medicines Compendium www
This site provides the UK approved information sheets for prescription medicines. Medicines Compendium. It is the up-to-date, official and source of information about medicines prescribed in the UK. Electronic Medicines Compendium.
- Indian drugscontrol.org www
Indian Drug Laws. drugscontrol.org.
- Canadian Internet Mental Health: Medications www
Canadian monographs about psychiatric medications, Mental Health: Medications, covering: phramacology, indications, contraindications, precautions, adverse effects, overdose, dosage and research. Internet Mental Health: Medications.
- A Drug Identity Information, Inc. www
A subscription service which provides drug product identification based on a products size, Identity Information, Inc., shape, color, and imprint. Drug Identity Information, Inc..
- News, Prescription Drug Watch www
News, Drug Watch, commentary, and information about the pharmaceutical industry. Visitors can also record their side effects with certain drugs. Prescription Drug Watch.
- Detailed Yahoo! Health: Drugs and Medications www
Detailed information on prescription and over-the-counter medications including description, Health: Drugs and Medications, use, dosage, storage, precautions, and side effects. Yahoo! Health: Drugs and Medications.
- A Keep Kids Healthy: Children's Medicine Cabinet www
A guide to using medications safely in children, Kids Healthy: Children's Medicine Cabinet, including a description of common ingredients, lists of new medications and treatments and dosages for common over the counter medicines. Keep Kids Healthy: Children's Medicine Cabinet.
- Library Erowid Psychoactive Vaults www
Library of information about psychoactive plants and drugs. Erowid Psychoactive Vaults.
- A Drugs@FDA www
A searchable catalog of FDA approved drug products both prescription and over the counter. Drugs@FDA. The database includes information such as therapeutic equivalents and links to documents relating to approval. Drugs@FDA.
- Database Mayo Clinic Drug Information www
Database of prescription and over the counter drugs. Clinic Drug Information. Includes medication directions and side effects, reference articles on uses, and the latest pharmaceutical research. Mayo Clinic Drug Information.
- Prescribing South African Electronic Package Inserts www
Prescribing information for drugs available in South Africa. South African Electronic Package Inserts.
- Provides Globalrph www
Provides drug information, Globalrph, intravenous drug dilution standards and online clinical dosing calculators for health care professionals. Globalrph.
- Daily DrugResearcher www
Daily news on drug discovery and development. DrugResearcher. Free access to news on drug research , screening, genomics/proteomics and molecular biology in pharmaceuticals and biotechnology. DrugResearcher.
- Profiles Mental Health Medications Index www
Profiles of medications prescribed for mental disorders. Mental Health Medications Index.
- Provides MedLibrary.org www
Provides free access to a medication database covering roughly 500 drugs, MedLibrary.org, plus a regularly-updated selection of the latest medical news headlines. MedLibrary.org.
- GeNO GENOLLC www
GeNO LLC is an advanced, GENOLLC, development-stage technology company that has developed unique nitric oxide generation and delivery technology that will allow it to become a worldwide leader in the generation and delivery of nitric oxide. GENOLLC.
- Site Lothian Joint Formulary www
Site provides guidance on first and second choice drugs for the Lothian, Joint Formulary, Scotland hospitals. It also contains prescribing notes, key messages on best practice, and guidance on appropriate and cost-effective prescribing. Lothian Joint Formulary.
- Print MIMS www
Print and online prescribing database for health-care professionals from the Haymarket Media Group. MIMS.
- Medical Dear Pharmacist www
Medical advice and tips on medications. Dear Pharmacist.
- Professional Allexperts Pharmacy www
Professional pharmacists and others answer submitted questions about drugs and medicine for free. Allexperts Pharmacy.
- IV King Guide to Parenteral Admixtures www
IV drug compatibility and stability reference. Guide to Parenteral Admixtures. Updated quarterly in print, CD-ROM, HTML and Palm OS formats. King Guide to Parenteral Admixtures.
- Provides Pharmer.org www
Provides product identification, Pharmer.org, pharmaceutical news, and an online forum (Registration required). Pharmer.org.
- Users Drug Ratings and Reviews www
Users can post and read reviews of prescription drugs. Ratings and Reviews. Ratings include effectiveness, side effects and value. Drug Ratings and Reviews.
- Source LegitScript www
Source of legitimate prescription drug information and offers verification and monitoring service of online pharmacies. LegitScript.
- Provides Farmamondo.com www
Provides pharmaceutical information to Health professionals but can be of interest to the public as well. Farmamondo.com. It provides instant information on some of the most innovative recently released international medicines, the moment they are put on the market anywhere in the world, and makes possible their immediate distribution. Farmamondo.com.
- Electronic Clinical Pharmacology 2000 www
Electronic drug reference and drug therapy management site. Pharmacology 2000. Requires registration. Clinical Pharmacology 2000.
- Covers American Cancer Society Guide to Cancer Drugs www
Covers a diverse variety of medications. Cancer Society Guide to Cancer Drugs. Look up by generic or brand name. American Cancer Society Guide to Cancer Drugs.
- Drug Drug Information for the Healthcare Professional www
Drug dosing tools including pharmacokinetic and infusion rate calculators, Information for the Healthcare Professional, drip rate charts, and protocols. Drug Information for the Healthcare Professional.
- Practical Swallowing Difficulties www
Practical advice for patients who can’t swallow tablets, Difficulties, their carers and healthcare professionals who administer medicines to patients with swallowing difficulties. Swallowing Difficulties.
- If European Surveillance of Antimicrobial Consumption (ESAC) www
If you want to know what's going on with antibiotics in Europe, Surveillance of Antimicrobial Consumption (ESAC), this is a pretty good place to start. European Surveillance of Antimicrobial Consumption (ESAC).
- Searchable RxList www
Searchable cross index of US prescription products providing links to full prescribing information as well as patient education material. RxList.
- Designed CenterWatch Clinical Trials Listing Service www
Designed to be a resource for both patients and research professionals, Clinical Trials Listing Service, this site includes a variety of information related to clinical trials. CenterWatch Clinical Trials Listing Service.
- Dr. New Medicines in Development for Women www
Dr. Medicines in Development for Women. Donnica discusses the different types of ongoing research for women's health and how women can become involved in clinical trials. New Medicines in Development for Women.
- Information TostePharmD.net www
Information on pharmacy, TostePharmD.net, medicine and health topics for the professional and consumer. TostePharmD.net.
- A New Insights Into COX-2 Specific Inhibition for Pain and Arthritis Therapy www
A review of the topic, Insights Into COX-2 Specific Inhibition for Pain and Arthritis Therapy, intended for physicians. New Insights Into COX-2 Specific Inhibition for Pain and Arthritis Therapy.
- Information Non Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) www
Information for patients on this group of medications which have pain-relieving (analgesic) effects and reduce inflammation when used over a period of time. Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs). NSAIDs include aspirin, ibuprofen, and diclofenac. Non Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs).
- Wikipedia Anticonvulsant www
Wikipedia article with information on the different kinds of drugs used to treat epilepsy. Anticonvulsant.
- Overview Summary of Antiepileptic Drugs www
Overview of anti-epileptic drugs divided into narrow-spectrum drugs and broad-spectrum drugs. Summary of Antiepileptic Drugs.
- A Is Valium a Real Addiction? www
A short article on the issues surrounding Valium and benzodiazepine use and addiction. Valium a Real Addiction?. Offers a FAQ section and new questions. Is Valium a Real Addiction?.
- A Benzodiazepine Withdrawal Syndrome www
A personal story about Valium and the rebound effects upon discontinuation of benzodiadepines. Withdrawal Syndrome. Site also includes symptom lists and contact information. Benzodiazepine Withdrawal Syndrome.
- Descriptions MayoClinic: Medications And Immunotherapy For Asthma www
Descriptions of a variety of medications. MayoClinic: Medications And Immunotherapy For Asthma.
- Explanation GPnotebook www
Explanation of the types of asthma medications, GPnotebook, designed for clinical use. GPnotebook.
- A Where Are My Antibiotics? www
A discussion of antibiotic overuse, Are My Antibiotics?, resistance, and why you don't need an antibiotic every time that you get sick. Where Are My Antibiotics?.
- Premier Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) www
Premier meeting on infectious diseases and antimicrobial agents, Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC), organized by the American Society for Microbiology. Includes information on conferences, continuing education, and products and services. Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC).
- Article New Vistas in Antidepressant Development www
Article written for medical professionals explores current directions in research and development of medications to treat depression, Vistas in Antidepressant Development, focusing on novel classes of drugs that show promise in preclinical or clinical studies. [Requires free registration.] New Vistas in Antidepressant Development.
- US NPR : FDA Study Links Antidepressants, Teen Suicide www
US Food and Drug Administration study seems to confirm suspicions that antidepressant drugs may increase the risk of suicidal behavior in children and teens. FDA Study Links Antidepressants, Teen Suicide. Study re-examined nine different antidepressants, finding that young people were more likely to harm themselves on these drugs than on placebos. [3:39 streaming audio broadcast] NPR : FDA Study Links Antidepressants, Teen Suicide.
- Software Paramount Data, LLC www
Software for pharmacists involved with extemporaneous pharmaceutical compounding (CompoundIt(r)) and other clinical pharmacy related software. Paramount Data, LLC.
- ACPE-approved PharmaCE - Pharmacist & Technician Continuing Education www
ACPE-approved continuing education from the publisher of The Annals of Pharmacotherapy and the Journal of Pharmacy Technology. PharmaCE - Pharmacist & Technician Continuing Education.
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