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Drug Information

Micromedex Healthcare Series
(Truven Health Analytics) Also known as Micromedex 2.0 Clinical information on toxicology, drugs, drug interactions, and reproductive risks.

UpToDate - Drug Interactions
Click 'Drug Interactions' below the search box (Lexi-Interact Online)

Facts & Comparisons eAnswers
(Ovid) Log Out when you are done. (5 concurrent users)

UW Medicine Drug Formulary
Requires authorized UWNetID.

Natural Medicines
Evidence-based information on dietary supplements, functional foods, diets, complementary practices (modalities), exercises, and medical conditions.

Information on the levels of substances in breast milk and infant blood, and the possible adverse effects in the nursing infant.

Orange Book: Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluations
Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Latest edition only.

USP-NF Online
U.S. Pharmacopeia & National Formulary - standards and test procedures for drugs and excipients. Click on Login to begin.

Point of Care Tools

Other Key Resources

Chronic Pain Resources

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Information about drugs , medical devices , dietary supplements , generics , drug approvals , recalls , REMS, and safety alerts .

FDA safety information and adverse event reporting program.

NLM Drug Information Portal
Quick access to quality drug information.

Finding Drug Information
Includes a resource table with links to recommended sources for specific types of drug information.

Search for Articles

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Web of Science

Patient Education & Counseling

Authoritative information from the National Library of Medicine.

FDA Consumer Health Information

Needy Meds
Information on Pharmaceutical Manufacturer's Drug Assistance Programs.

Information about ongoing clinical trials and registering clinical trials.

CenterWatch Clinical Trials Listing Service
An international listing of thousands of clinical trials actively recruiting patients.

Connecting to the Library

Joanne Rich - jrich@uw.edu