Drug Information

Drug Consultation Guides

wcc students only logo AHFS Consumer Medication: A recognized standard for patient drug information, available in both English and Spanish. Includes more than a thousand drug information books written for consumers. Updated monthly. Published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

Medication Protocol Calculators
Drug dosage calculators on Medscape, a site associated with WebMD.

The National Library of Medicine (U.S. Federal Government)

“The official provider of FDA label information (package inserts). This Web site provides a standard, comprehensive, up-to-date, look-up and download resource of medication content and labeling found in medication package inserts.” This is the source of content contained in the PDR: Physicians’ Desk Reference.

Dietary Supplement Label Database 
“The DSLD contains the full label contents from a sample of dietary supplement products marketed in the U. S.”

Drug Information Portal 
Information for over 55,000 drugs. Names, usage, and structures are displayed, as well as search links to key NLM and government sites.

Additional Online Research Sites

Drug Industry Documents
“An archive of documents created by major pharmaceutical companies related to their advertising, manufacturing, marketing, sales and scientific research, hosted by the UCSF Library and Center for Knowledge Management.”