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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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).
- 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.
- Indian drugscontrol.org www
Indian Drug Laws. drugscontrol.org.
- 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.
- 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..
- 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.
- Provides Pharmer.org www
Provides product identification, Pharmer.org, pharmaceutical news, and an online forum (Registration required). Pharmer.org.
- 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.
- Searchable RxList www
Searchable cross index of US prescription products providing links to full prescribing information as well as patient education material. RxList.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- NHRT Natural Hormone Replacement www
NHRT resources, Hormone Replacement, information, author's personal experience. Natural Hormone Replacement.
- Prescribing South African Electronic Package Inserts www
Prescribing information for drugs available in South Africa. South African Electronic Package Inserts.
- 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.
- Provides Globalrph www
Provides drug information, Globalrph, intravenous drug dilution standards and online clinical dosing calculators for health care professionals. Globalrph.
- Professional Allexperts Pharmacy www
Professional pharmacists and others answer submitted questions about drugs and medicine for free. Allexperts Pharmacy.
- Interactive PatientsVille www
Interactive site with detailed information on post-market drug site effects. PatientsVille.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Medication Safe Medication www
Medication search engine, Medication, information on safety and useful content on how to take medicines most effectively. Safe Medication.
- 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.
- Profiles Mental Health Medications Index www
Profiles of medications prescribed for mental disorders. Mental Health Medications Index.
- Information TostePharmD.net www
Information on pharmacy, TostePharmD.net, medicine and health topics for the professional and consumer. TostePharmD.net.
- 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.
- 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.
- Prescribing RXmed www
Prescribing information for physicians, RXmed, patient handouts on over 400 illnesses and health resource links. RXmed.
- 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).
- 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.
- Electronic Clinical Pharmacology 2000 www
Electronic drug reference and drug therapy management site. Pharmacology 2000. Requires registration. Clinical Pharmacology 2000.
- Source LegitScript www
Source of legitimate prescription drug information and offers verification and monitoring service of online pharmacies. LegitScript.
- 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.
- 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..
- Library Erowid Psychoactive Vaults www
Library of information about psychoactive plants and drugs. Erowid Psychoactive Vaults.
- 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.
- 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.
- Includes German Pharmaceutical Database www
Includes German, Pharmaceutical Database, European and international drug databases and drug related information. German Pharmaceutical Database.
- 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.
- 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).
- 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.
- Wikipedia Anticonvulsant www
Wikipedia article with information on the different kinds of drugs used to treat epilepsy. Anticonvulsant.
- American Newer Antiepileptic Drugs www
American Family Physician article on the relative new medications used to treat epilepsy: Gabapentin, Antiepileptic Drugs, Lamotrigine, Felbamate, Topiramate and Fosphenytoin. Newer Antiepileptic Drugs.
- Support Benzodiazepine Withdrawal Support www
Support forum and information for those wishing to safely withdraw from this class of tranquilizers. Benzodiazepine Withdrawal Support.
- 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.
- John What the Heck is an Antibiotic? www
John C. the Heck is an Antibiotic?. Brown provides an expanded definition for antibiotics. What the Heck is an Antibiotic?.
- This Antibiotic Guide www
This guide from Johns Hopkins University provides current information about using antibiotics for the diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases. Antibiotic Guide.
- Information Medication Profiles: Tricyclic Antidepressants www
Information on benefits, Profiles: Tricyclic Antidepressants, disadvantages, side effects, and dosage recommendations for a variety of TCAs. Medication Profiles: Tricyclic Antidepressants.
- Provides Drug Treatment of Depression - Risks and Benefits www
Provides expert, Treatment of Depression - Risks and Benefits, consumer friendly information on mental health and aging. Drug Treatment of Depression - Risks and Benefits.
- Free RXinsider www
Free pharmacy training programs, RXinsider, pharmacy news, Spanish for pharmacists, career opportunities, CE's, and industry stocks. RXinsider.
- For The Journal of Pharmacy Technology www
For both pharmacists and technicians, Journal of Pharmacy Technology, jPT provides valuable information for those interested in the entire body of pharmacy practice. The Journal of Pharmacy Technology.
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