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Guides to drugs, drug interactions, etc.
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Pill Identifiers

Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide (call # RM 301.12.L570 2013) and PDR (call # RS75 .P5 2013) provide visual identification. Only print available, sorry!

Here are some free sites


Drug Interactions

Regulatory Sources of Drug Info

  • Drugs@FDA
    Prescription and OTC human drugs and therapeutic biologicals currently approved for sale in the United States. Includes discontinued drugs, "tentative approvals" and "Chemical Type 6" approvals.

  • European Medicines Agency
    Reviews of human and animal medicines approved for use in the European Union.

Introductory Drug Guides

  • MedlinePlus Drugs, Supplements, and Herbal Information
    Brand generic names, intended use, precautions, side effects for prescriptions and over the counter drugs, plus some information about common herbs and supplements.
    Prescription and OTC drug information for the general public and for health care professionals. Visual pill identifier, drug interaction information (including food-drug interactions), etc.

Drug Guides for Health Professionals

Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide
Call Number: RM301.12 .L570
Publication Date: 2013. Print version.

Physicians' Desk Reference: PDR
Call Number: RS75 .P5
Publication Date: 2013. Print version.

Drug Information Portal (NLM)
Search across MedlinePlusDrug, LactMed, PubMed, and other sources.

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