Drug Information for Patients and Families
Quality websites for drug information.
The following sites offer quality information on drugs and medications.
Clinical Trials : Current information about clinical research studies. The registry features information on nearly 4,000 clinical trials occuring in 50,000 different locations, involving drugs, herbals, and alternative therapies.
Drug Information (MedlinePlus) : Information on thousands of prescription and over-the-counter medications.
Household Products Database : Easy-to-understand information on the potential health effects of more than 2,000 ingredients contained in more than 4,000 common household products. From the National Institutes of Health.
LactMed : Drugs and Lactation : Includes information such as maternal levels in breast milk, infant levels in blood, potential effects in breastfeeding infants and on lactation itself, the American Academy of Pediatrics category indicating the level of compatibility of the drug with breastfeeding, and alternate drugs to consider.
RxList - The Internet Drug Index : Reliable information and links on more than 4,000 drug products.