WEBTREATS: Drug Information

This list, prepared by the College Resource Center Librarians with information from other sources, is provided for information only.  Referral to these sites does not imply endorsement of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of either the organization or their contents, expressed views, programs, or political activities.   Further, the College does not endorse any commercial products that may be advertised or available from these organizations or on these websites. This list is not meant to be comprehensive, the exclusion of a site does not reflect the quality of that site.  Please note that sites and URL's are subject to change without warning.  mash 3/27/2014

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)
The  official website for ASHP  has information on ASHP products, including fulltext access to selected articles from AJHP, the official ASHP journal, and abstracts of other AJHP articles.

American Pharmacists Association 
The APHA site includes new product bulletins, drug recalls, and consumers information such as drug interactions, medications, health information, and books on health. The site also offers abstracts from Pharmacy Today.

CenterWatch Listing of Newly Approved Drug Therapies 
This site lists newly approved drugs from 1995 through 2014 by specialty.  The CenterWatch site is also an excellent resource for information on clinical trials and NIH studies.

European Medicines Agency 
The European Medicines Agency's main responsibility is the protection and promotion of public and animal health, through the evaluation and supervision of medicines for human and veterinary use. The EMEA coordinates the evaluation and supervision of medicinal products throughout the European Union.

Food and Drug Administration Home Page 
Find information on foods, human drugs, biologics, animal drugs, cosmetics, and medical devices approved by the FDA. You can limit your search by topic to a specific FDA department or all of the FDA. The site has a Hot topics section for items recently in the news. The fulltext of the magazine FDA Consumer (1989-current) is also available.

Food and Drug Administration Drug Shortages 
Find information on drug shortages, shortages that have been resolved and discontinued drugs.

International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists 
The International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP) is an international, non-profit association established in 1991 to protect, promote and advance the art and science of pharmacy compounding.

MedlinePlus Drugs, Supplements and Herbal Information 
This site is a guide to more than 9,000 prescription and over-the-counter medications provided by the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) in the USP DI® Advice for the Patient®.

NIH Office of Dietary Supplements 
This website contains numerous helpful links with information on dietary supplements, research currently in place on dietary supplements, and ways to get more funding for research.

US Pharmacopeial Convention (USP)
The site provides information on USP products and information for consumers about poisoning, tampering, proper medicine use, and questions to ask about your medicines.  The site also has information about the proper labeling of dietary supplements.

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