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General Information
FDA Fundamentals:FDA
FDA 101: Biological Products:FDA
Medicines By Design:National Institute of General Medical Sciences
Over-the-Counter (OTC)
Over-the-Counter Medicines:MedlinePlus
Pain Relievers:MedlinePlus

Drug Directories
Drugs, Supplements, and Herbal Information:MedlinePlus
Drug-Specific Information:FDA
Catalog of FDA Approved Drug Products:FDA
Drugs Approved by the FDA (by year): Centerwatch

Antibiotics: When They Can and Can't
Antimicrobial (Drug) Resistance:NIAID
Combating Antibiotic Resistance:FDA
Antibiotics Before Procedures:UpToDate Patient Information
Antibiotic Guide:Johns Hopkins University
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Steroid Injections:Cleveland Clinic
How to Stop Steroid Medicines
Anabolic Steroids, see Mental Health and Behavior, Substance Abuse

Adverse Drug Reactions
Adverse Reactions to Medications:American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology
Adverse Drug Reactions:Merck Medical Manual
See also Immune System, Drug Allergies

Consumer Advice
Using Medicines Wisely
Tips for Using Medicines Wisely:American Academy of Family Physicians
Are You Taking Medication as Prescribed?:FDA
Your Medicine: Play It Safe:AHRQ
Saving Money on Drugs
Saving Money On Prescription Drugs:FDA
Understanding Generic Drugs:FDA
Best Buy Drugs:Consumer Reports
See also Drug Assistance Programs
Buying Drugs Online
Possible Dangers of Buying Medicines Over the Internet :FDA
Buying Prescription Drugs Online: The Do's and Don'ts:Mayo Clinic
Online Pet Pharmacies: Protect Yourself and Your Pet:FDA
Drug Safety
Find the Latest Drug Product and Safety Information:FDA
Medical Products Safety Information:FDA
Government Recalls of Medical Products:FDA
Disposing of Unused Drugs
How to Dispose of Unused Medicines:FDA

Drug Interactions
Drug Interactions: What You Should Know:FDA
Drug/Drug & Drug/Food Interactions
Drug-Drug Interactions of Common OTC [PDF]
Medicine Interactions with Grapefruit:American Academy of Family Physicians
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
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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