Pharmacy Services

Pharmacy Services

General Drug Information

  • American Hospital Formulary Service
    ahfs.ashp.org/drug-assignments.aspx
    Gives therapeutic classifications for new medications, and lists classification changes for older medications.
  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacy
    www.ashp.org/shortage
    Drug Shortage Resource Center with updates/management of shortages
  • Centers for Disease Control
    www.cdc.gov
    Public health guidelines, vaccine and travel information, and CDC publications
  • CNN Interactive
    www.cnn.com/HEALTH
    Consumer health information in the news
  • DailyMed
    dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/
    Provides current package inserts for over 4,000 FDA-approved prescription drugs. Also links to MedLine Plus patient information for each product.
  • Drugs and Lactation Database (LactMed)
    http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/htmlgen?LACT
    Information on medications and lactation, also provides American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommendation.
  • DrugWatch.com
    www.drugwatch.com
    Drug news and product recalls are listed, along with links to health information and news. Suitable for patients and healthcare professionals. Funded primarily by patient advocacy groups.
  • Food and Drug Administration
    www.fda.gov/Drugs/default.htm
    Drug information (approvals, shortages, Orange Book, news, etc.)
  • Food and Drug Administration
    www.fda.gov/BiologicsBloodVaccines/default.htm
    Biological product information (vaccines, recombinant agents, blood products, etc.)
  • Google
    www.google.com
    A search engine for finding specific sites on the world-wide-web
  • Medline Plus
    www.medlineplus.gov
    Site links to patient drug category and health monographs, medical dictionaries, health professional directories and other resources such as organizations and health libraries.
  • National Institutes of Health
    health.nih.gov
    Information on disease states, research, and federal health programs from the NIH
  • National Library of Medicine
    www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez
    PubMed - a searchable listing of abstracts of medical literature
  • Partnership for Prescription Assistance
    www.pparx.org/en
    Site helps healthcare professionals and patients find financial assistance programs for prescription medications.
  • RxList.com
    www.rxlist.com
    Provides basic drug information and links to tablet ID and NDC numbers. Lists of alternative medications and top 200 drugs for the previous year are listed.
  • Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library
    www-medlib.med.utah.edu
    Library catalog, full-text journals, searchable databases, etc.