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Finding Drug Information

What you can find in this guide

Welcome to “Finding Drug Information”

This guide provides background information about selected web-based drug information resources available at the University of Washington that can be used to answer specific questions you might have about medications, both prescription and over-the-counter as well as dietary supplements and herbals.  It also provides some practice in using these resources. Included are:

What is Drug Information?

Information Flowchart - a flowchart to follow for finding information

Resources - a Table of Resources (sorted by type of drug question answered) and Descriptions of Resources

Practice - some scenarios