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Find Information about a Drug

Find Information about a Drug

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Information for consumers and health care professionals on drugs, drug dosage, and drug disposal. The information here applies to drugs approved by the FDA that have been released for sale on the market.

 

Tutorial on what a drug is and the difference between drugs and cosmetics.

Learn more about drugs

 
 

Medication GuideFind a Medication Guide
FDA-approved information accompanying prescription drugs that provide patients with facts such as side effects, drug interactions, storage, ingredients.

MedlinePlusFind Drug Information on MedlinePlus 
Easy-to-use resource from NIH with information about side effects, dosage, special precautions, and more for prescription and OTC drugs.

 
 

Side Effects Find Side Effects of Drugs
Find drug side effects, learn how to reduce your risk, report a side effect of a drug.

Drug DisposalDisposal of Unused Medicines: What you should know 
Learn about medicine take-back options, disposal in household trash, and flushing certain potentially dangerous medicines in the trash.

 

Drug Safety Information by Drug Name or Active IngredientDrug Safety Information by Drug Name or Active Ingredient
Find safety, regulatory, and availability information grouped by name or active ingredient of drug.

Drug Safety Information by Drug Function or ActionDrug Safety Information by Drug Function or Action
Find safety, regulatory, and availability information grouped by function or action of drug (therapeutic class).

 

Search FDA Approved Drugs on Drugs @FDASearch FDA Approved Drugs on Drugs@FDA
Explore the database to find drug labels (package inserts), generics, patient information, FDA review and approval history.

DailyMedSearch Drug Package Insert Information on DailyMed 
Up-to-date resource from NIH with information from drug labels (package inserts) for FDA approved drugs.

 

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What's in a Prescripton Drug Label?
Tutorial on how to find and use offical FDA drug labels found on Drugs@FDA and DailyMed.

 

Frequently Asked Questions about Drugs

Frequently Asked Questions about Drugs
Find answers to questions about side effects, disease treatment, generics, biosimilars, and OTC drugs.

 

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