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Pharmacy and Drug Research Guide

Consumer Health Websites

Buying Medicines and Medical Products Online - Consumer tips on how to avoid rip offs and bogus products when buying medicines online (HHS, FDA)

MedlinePlus:  information about drugs, diseases, conditions, in language you consumers understand. Also includes links to the latest medical research and clinical trials on a disease or condition.

Mayo Clinic: prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Includes some herbs, supplements, and vitamins.


Patient Handouts

Micromedex Care Notes:  includes basic drug information in English and Spanish.

Access Medicine: patient education handouts on drugs and adult and pediatric disorders.

Additional Consumer Health Resources at the TMC Library