Clinical Instructor Resources

ClinicalTrials.gov (NIH)  is a registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world

Controlled Substances Schedules (US DoJ-DEA) US department of Justice lists of controlled substance schedules

DailyMed (NLM) provides high quality information about marketed drugs.  Drug labeling on this Web site is the most recent submitted to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and currently in use; it may include, for example, strengthened warnings undergoing FDA review or minor editorial changes. These labels have been reformatted to make them easier to read

Dietary Supplement Label Database [DSLD](NIH/NLM & Office of Dietary Supplements) contains the full label contents from a sample of dietary supplement products marketed in the U.S.

Drug Information Portal (NLM) provides quick access to quality drug information

Drugs @FDA (FDA) is a searchable catalog of FDA approved drug products both prescription and over the counter. Includes information such as therapeutic equivalents and links to documents relating to approval

Drugs.com (Drugsite Trust) provides accurate and independent information on more than 24,000 prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines and natural products. This material is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment

HerbMed® (Alternative Medicine Foundation) interactive, electronic herbal database - provides hyperlinked access to the scientific data underlying the use of herbs for health

Herbs at a Glance (National Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)  The HHS & the NIH)
a series of brief fact sheets that provides basic information about specific herbs or botanicals—common names, what the science says, potential side effects and cautions, and resources for more information

Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) offers a wide range of resources and information to help healthcare practitioners in a variety of healthcare settings prevent errors and ensure that medications are used safely

International Nonproprietary Names [INN] (World Health Organization) facilitates the identification of pharmaceutical substances or active pharmaceutical ingredients. Each INN is a unique name that is globally recognized and is public property. A nonproprietary name is also known as a generic name

MedlinePlus Drug Information (NLM & NIH) is source for information about drugs, suppliments & herbal information in Medline

Medscape for Pharmacists (WebMD) a peer-reviewed, practice-orientated information including a large library of drug information, resource links, education materials and full text journal articles and the journal Clinical Drug Investigation

Orange Book (FDA) Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluations

New Medicines in Development Database (Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America) includes medicines currently in clinical trials or at FDA for review. Searchable by drug name, indication, status, or company

PharmLib a wiki of pharmacy resources

Pillbox (NIH & NLM) enables rapid identification of unknown solid-dosage medications (tablets/capsules) based on physical characteristics and high-resolution images.  Once a medication is identified, Pillbox provides links to drug information and drug labels

PubMed (NIH & NLM) comprises more than 23 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites

RxList (RxList, Inc.) an internet drug index

TOXNET (NLM) Databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases