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View Resource RxList: The Internet Drug Index

There are two aspects of this drug information site that make it distinctively useful: first, it uses fuzzy logic as well as wildcard searching, just in case your spelling of long chemical names is imperfect; second, it's free. Don't let the simplicity of the search form fool you; while the searching is easy, it's also powerful. Search results come in the form of a listing of brand name, generic...
View Resource U. S. Pharmacopeia Convention

United States Pharmacopeia, an organization that is over 170 years old, "promotes the public health by establishing and disseminating officially recognized standards of quality and authoritative information for the use of medicines and other health care technologies by health professionals, patients, and consumers." The site contains information on standards development for drugs and dosage...
View Resource Prescription Drugs Online

The cost of prescription drugs and related concerns have become issues in politics, and there is a growing interest in learning more about exactly how many American use the Internet to find out about prescription drugs, and additionally, how many Americans may be purchasing prescription drugs over the Internet. The Pew Internet & American Life Project has recently released a 17-page report...