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General Drug Information

A curated list of resources for practitioners

Websites Useful In Finding Drug Information

  • American Hospital Formulary Service
    Gives therapeutic classifications for new medications, and lists classification changes for older medications.
  • 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)
    Information on medications and lactation, also provides American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommendation.
    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.
  • PhRMA's Medicine Assistance Tool (MAT)
    Ssearch engine designed to help patients, caregivers and health care providers learn more about the resources available through the various biopharmaceutical industry programs.
    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.