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Webliography

 

To take medication safely you need the right information. The Internet is a good place to look, but the number of websites providing information can be overwhelming. How can you know which sources to trust? The Arizona Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics (ArizonaCERT) has developed this webliography, or list of recommended websites and their features, to help consumers find useful and accurate medication information online.

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Medication Information Websites For Consumers
(in alphabetical order)

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield: Drug Information
http://home.anthemhealth.com/topic/drugcenter
Provides a drug interaction checker. Webpage and drug information are available in Spanish. Includes information on over-the-counter medications and herbs.

Cheshire Medical Center: Healthwise Knowledge Base
http://www.cheshire-med.com/index.php?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=286
Drug information is easy to read. Includes information on over-the-counter medications and herbs.

DrugDigest: Drug Library
http://www.drugdigest.org/DD/Home
Provides a drug interaction checker and drug photos. Includes information on over-the-counter medications and herbs.

Drugs.com
http://www.drugs.com/
Provides a drug interaction checker, drug photos and drug identifier. Drug information is available in Spanish. (Type the drug name in the Search box and then look for "Spanish information" under "Consumer Information.") Includes information on over-the-counter medications and herbs.

Healthvision: Drug Guide
http://www.yourhealthinformation.com/library/healthguide/en-us/drugguide/default.htm
Includes information on over-the-counter medications and herbs.

Kaiser Permanente: Drug Encyclopedia http://members.kaiserpermanente.org/kpweb/drugency/entrypage.do
Provides drug photos. Webpage and drug information are available in Spanish. Includes information on over-the-counter medications and herbs.

MedLibary.org: Medication Information Library
http://medlibrary.org/
Comprehensive library includes links to other useful consumer resources.

PersonalMD: Drug Database
http://www.personalmd.com/drugdatabase.shtml
Provides a drug interaction checker. Includes information on over-the-counter medications and herbs.

U.S. National Library of Medicine: Drug Information
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginformation.html
U.S. government site. Webpage and drug information are available in Spanish. Includes information on over-the-counter medications and herbs.

WebMDHealth: Drugs A-Z
http://www.webmd.com/medical_information/drug_and_herb/
Provides drug photos. Includes information on over-the-counter medications and herbs.

NOTE: All websites are searchable by drug.

 
 
 

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