Find Information About Drugs

Healthy Skepticism – Improving health by reducing harm from misleading drug promotion.

CDER – Center for Drug Evaluation & Research


PDR Physician’s Desk Reference for Consumers – drug information for consumers.


The Natural Pharmacist

List of Drug Companies

Drug Info at WebMD – Comprehensive drug and herb references. The drug reference includes prescription and nonprescription drugs and provides information on dosage, known side effects, known interactions with other medications, what to do about a missed dose, and whether it’s safe to take the medication while pregnant.

FDA drug information

Internet Drug Index – Lists over 4,000 drugs and common side effects.

Doctor’s Guide to New Drugs – Recently Approved Drugs and Indications

Chemist & Druggist – where pharmacists and the industry can find a unique combination of pharmacy news and highlights from the current week’s issue of Chemist & Druggist magazine (UK).  There is also reference data which you can search by keyword or phrase.

Pill Identification Tool 

Corey Nahman – Drug Database – Full Product Disclosures, Drug Monographs, Package Inserts Pharmaceutical and medical news and information for doctors, pharmacists, pharmaceutical sales representatives, pharmacy students, people with AIDS, cancer patients, pharmaceutical executives, diabetics, and allergy sufferers. 

Drug Interactions at RXList.com Search for drug names, keywords, imprint codes, and medical terminology.

Psychopharmacology Links – Links to information about specific psychiatric medications as well as links to general psychopharmacology sites.

Farmamondo.com – This site provides instant information on some of the most innovative, recently released international medicines. 

Drug Topics – Drug Topics, from Medical Economics, is a newsmagazine for pharmacists, providing late-breaking stories on new prescription drugs and OTCs and other treatment options; community and hospital pharmacy trends; government and the law; technology; managed care; and business and management. Continuing Education lessons, handled through the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, cover a variety of timely and relevant topics.

Clinical Trials.gov – developed by the US NIH to provide patients, family members and members of the public current information about clinical research studies.

CenterWatch Clinical Trials Listing Service – find a wealth of information about clinical research, such as a listing of more than 41,000 industry- and government-sponsored clinical trials as well as new drug therapies recently approved by the FDA. This site is designed to be a resource for both patients interested in participating in clinical trials and for research professionals.

American Association of Poison Control Centers

Pharmacy & Drug Cost Comparison Save money! Compare prescription drug prices for 1,000+ medications. You’ll also see online pharmacy ratings and shipping fees so you can compare total costs.

A Doctor’s Guide to Alternative Medicine: What Works, What Doesn’t, and Why

Information About Vitamins and Supplements

18 Herbal Supplements with Risky Drug Interactions

ConsumerLab.com – ConsumerLab.com is the website I use to find supplements and check for interactions of supplements with other supplements and medications. ConsumerLab.com requires a subscription but is inexpensive and well worth the price. ConsumerLab.com is the leading provider of independent test results and information to help consumers and healthcare professionals identify the best quality health and nutrition products. ConsumerLab.com has tested more than 6,600 products from over 950 different brands and nearly every type of popular supplement for adults, children, and pets.

Buy Drugs at Discount Prices in the U.S.

Cost Plus Drugs – Mark Cuban’s online pharmacy provides huge discounts on hundreds of prescription drugs. An example is the $2,502.60 leukemia medication Imatinib which is only $14.40 at Cost Plus Drugs.

Buy Drugs at Discount Prices From Canadian Pharmacies

Canadian International Pharmacy Association – The Canadian International Pharmacy Association (CIPA) represents legitimate and licensed Canadian pharmacies that provide services to patients internationally.  The CIPA seal assures consumers that they are dealing with a CIPA member who has agreed to maintain some of the highest standards in the world. CIPA members are required to follow CIPA’s strict safety standards. Verify Canadian Pharmacies which are members of CIPA

Dauphin Clinic Pharmacy – (204) 638-4602. I’ve ordered prescription drugs myself from this Canadian pharmacy.

Paylessmeds.com – Licensed Canadian pharmacy offers prescription drugs and non-prescription products to U.S. residents with phone, fax, mail, or online ordering available.  Toll-Free: 1-866-255-7484.