Before beginning your Internet medical research, visit our
Electronic Databases page to search several databases of magazine
and journal articles. The following sites are good places to begin
Mayo Clinic Drugs and Supplements
Excellent source of information on prescription and nonprescription
drugs. Thorough profiles include information on effects, dosage,
precautions, and side effects.
RxList, from HealthCentral.com
Detailed prescription and over-the-counter drug profiles with information
on effects, dosage, precautions, and side effects.
FDA - Protecting Yourself
Safety resources for health consumers from the Federal Drug Administration (FDA).
CenterWatch Clinical Trials Listing Service
Browse listings of clinical trials or sign up for clinical trial
notifications. Read through the description of clinical trials and
the tips on deciding whether to participate in one.
From the National Institutes of Health. Includes listings for government
trials, as well as those in the pharmaceutical industry.