Good Drug Resources

  1. Here are a few good drug resources to look up pharmacetical information etc... This is by no means a complete list, so if you have other sources that you would like see listed here, please let us know. Thanks

    FDA MedWatch
    MedWatch Home Page

    Medline Plus Drugs, Supplements, and Herbal Information
    (great patient handout info. Karen)
    MedlinePlus: Drugs & Supplements
    Last edit by NRSKarenRN on Dec 18, '06
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  3. by   prmenrs
    For NICU: Neofax
    Last edit by NRSKarenRN on Dec 18, '06
  4. by   NRSKarenRN
    for pda's: epocrates rx

    stay current with the latest drug and prescribing information — download epocrates rx free drug and formulary reference
    epocrates rx overview

    welcome to - the physicians' desk reference web site ...
    Last edit by NRSKarenRN on Dec 18, '06
  5. by   NRSKarenRN
    OncoLink is pleased to offer a comprehensive listing of the most commonly used chemotherapy agents. This reference guide includes information on how each drug is given, how they work, and common side effects patients may experience.
  6. by   sirI
    drug data base - drugs listed by name or function, with details of their chemical composition, physical properties and uv spectrum.

    interactions and reactions - details of the interaction mechanisms and effects of the major classes of drugs. with warnings of high risk combinations.

    rx-list internet drug index - first stop for finding informative reports about almost any drug. lists over 4,000 drugs and common side effects.
    Last edit by brian on Dec 21, '06
  7. by   VickyRN
    Other Excellent Medication Resources
    Other Excellent Medication Resources

    Drug Classifications/ Profiles

    Naturals/ Herbals

    Psychotropic Drugs

    Drug of the Week

    Herbal Spotlight - Discover essential information on a commonly used herb each week.

    Links & Additional Resources for Herbs - Goldmine of information!
    Last edit by VickyRN on Jul 25, '07
  8. by   VickyRN
    new breastfeeding & medications resource - lactmed

    drugs and lactation database (lactmed) - a peer-reviewed and fully referenced database of drugs to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. among the data included are maternal and infant levels of drugs, possible effects on breastfed infants and on lactation, and alternate drugs to consider.

    the national library of medicine just released a new database, lactmed, on drugs and breastfeeding. it is part of toxnet and can be searched together with all the toxnet database or separately. it is a web-based collection of resources covering toxicology, chemical safety, and environmental health. geared to the healthcare practitioner and nursing mother, lactmed contains over 450 drug records. it includes information such as maternal levels in breast milk, infant levels in blood, potential effects in breastfeeding infants and on lactation itself, the american academy of pediatrics category indicating the level of compatibility of the drug with breastfeeding, and alternate drugs to consider.
    lactmed search
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    drug warnings

    check this feature for the latest cautions from drug manufacturers and the food and drug administration.
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    Last edit by VickyRN on Jan 5, '07
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