If you or a loved one is struggling with addiction, or if you would just like to educate yourself about the effects of various pharmaceuticals, please use these links provided by U.S National Library of Medicine librarian Margot Malachowski.
Drug and Addiction Information—Contains links to Current News, Diagnosis and Tests, Prevention and Risk Factors, Clinical Trials, Statistics, Research and more
National Drug Information Portal –Search for information by class of drug
Daily Med– This website contains 100680 drug listings as submitted to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Pillbox–Handy tool for identifying found pills
National Institute on Drug Abuse–Easy to read facts and videos about drug abuse, includes video and Spanish language aids.
CDC Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids –Basic information for patients and providers