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Pharmacy and Drug Research Guide: Patient Education

Patient Education

To access the Library’s online resources, you need to sign up for remote access. You'll need to use your institutional email address so we can verify your status.  You'll receive a verification email asking you to click the URL provided. You will then be emailed your username and password.

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