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Drugs

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General Information
Information about the Products We Regulate:FDA
FDA 101: Biological Products:FDA
Medicines By Design:National Institute of General Medical Sciences [Order printed copy]
Personalized Medicine, see Genetics, Genes and Medicine
Over-the-Counter (OTC) Medicines:American Academy of Family Physicians
Over-the-Counter Medicines:MedlinePlus
Pain Relievers:MedlinePlus
Medicines:MedlinePlus


Drug Directories
Prescription and Over-the-Counter Drug Information (from MedMaster™): MedlinePlus
Drug-Specific Information:FDA
Catalog of FDA Approved Drug Products:FDA
Drugs Approved by the FDA (by year): Centerwatch


Antibiotics
Antibiotics: When They Can and Can't Help:American Academy of Family Physicians
Antimicrobial (Drug) Resistance:NIAID
Combating Antibiotic Resistance:FDA
Antibiotics Before Procedures:UpToDate Patient Information
Antibiotic Guide:Johns Hopkins University
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Antibiotics:MedlinePlus


Steroids
Corticosteroids:Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine
What You Need to Know About Corticosteroids:Cleveland Clinic Dept of Rheumatic and Immunologic Diseases
What You Need to Know About Steroid Injections:Cleveland Clinic Dept of Rheumatic and Immunologic Diseases
Steroid Medicines: How to Stop Safely:American Academy of Family Physicians
Anabolic Steroids, see Mental Health and Behavior, Substance Abuse
Steroids:MedlinePlus


Adverse Drug Reactions
Drug Reactions:American Academy of Family Physicians
Adverse Reactions to Medications:American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology
Adverse Drug Reactions:Merck Medco, Home Edition
See also Immune System, Drug Allergies


Consumer Advice
Using Medicines Wisely
Tips for Using Medicines Wisely:American Academy of Family Physicians
FDA's Tips for Taking Medicines:FDA
Your Medicine: Play It Safe:AHRQ
Saving Money on Drugs
Saving Money On Prescription Drugs:FDA
Generic Drugs: Questions and Answers:FDA
Best Buy Drugs:Consumer Reports
See also Drug Assistance Programs
Buying Drugs Online
Possible Dangers of Buying Medicine Online:FDA
Buying Prescription Drugs Online: The Do's and Don'ts:Mayo Clinic
Purchasing Pet Drugs Online: Buyer Beware:FDA
Drug Safety
Find the Latest Drug Product and Safety Information:FDA
Medical Products Safety Information:FDA
Government Recalls of Medical Products:FDA
Warning About Counterfeit Drugs Purchased in Mexico:FDA
Disposing of Unused Drugs
How to Dispose of Unused Medicines:FDA


Drug Interactions
Overviews
Drug Interactions: What You Should Know:FDA
Drug Interactions: Protecting Yourself From Dangerous Drug, Medication, and Food Combinations:netLibrary
Drug/Drug & Drug/Food Interactions
Drug/Drug & Drug/Food Interactions:AIDSmeds.com
Drug-Drug Interactions of Common OTC Drugs:American Academy of Family Physicians [PDF]
Food-Drug Interactions:American Academy of Family Physicians
Medicine Interactions with Grapefruit:American Academy of Family Physicians
Food and Drug Interactions:FDA
Drug/Herb Interactions
Herbal Health Products -- What You Should Know:American Academy of Family Physicians
Herbal Remedies: Adverse Effects and Drug Interactions:American Academy of Family Physicians


Prescription Drug Assistance Programs
Medicare Prescription Drug Plan
Prescription Drug Coverage:Medicare
Find a Medicare Prescription Drug Plan:Medicare
Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage:MedlinePlus
Other Drug Assistance Programs
Partnership for Prescription Assistance
The Medicine Program
Prescription Drug Assistance Programs:Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
NORD’s Patient Assistance Programs:NORD
The Access Project (Assistance Programs for HIV/AIDS Medications):AIDS Treatment Data Network
Patient Assistance Programs for Rheumatology-Related Drugs:American College of Rheumatology
Patient Assistance Programs:NeedyMeds


Reporting Drug Problems
How to Report Problems With Products Regulated by FDA:FDA
Reporting Unlawful Sales of Medical Products on the Internet:FDA

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