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Consumer Health Guide: Drug Information

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Clinical Pharmacology

Clinical Pharmacology is a comprehensive drug database that has U.S. prescription drugs, hard-to-find herbal and nutritional supplements, over-the-counter products, and new and investigational drugs.

Natural Medicines is a database that provides reliable information on the safety and effectiveness of herbal medicines, supplements, functional foods, and other complementary therapies. It includes an evidence-based rating system and a drug interaction database.

Drug Information

Drugs & Supplements 

MEDLINEplus has extensive information on drugs.

Children's Medications 

Find information from KidsHealth on how a medicine works, how to take it, and possible side effects. The list has only the generic names of drugs, not brand names.  
Information on more than 24,000 prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines & natural products. See interactions, learn about possible side effects, identify unknown pills, and more.

Over-The-Counter Drug Info 

Learn the basics on over-the-counter medications.

Includes information about prescription and over-the-counter medications. Learn about conditions treated by a drug, its interactions, suggested dosage, possible side effects, and related lawsuits or recalls.

Drug Information Portal 

The portal covers drugs from the time they are entered into clinical trials ( through their entry in the market place (Drugs@FDA). Links to medical research, toxicology, and summaries of use/efficacy are included.