Reference

Medicines

Sites

* The Cochrane Library
A collection of evidence-based healthcare databases,that can help clinicians and consumers make decisions about appropriate and effective health care. The Library brings together in one place research which looks at the effectiveness of different health care treatments and interventions.
* BNF - British National Formulary
Drug information from the British Medical Association and The Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, written for health professionals.
* CenterWatch Clinical Trials Listing Service
Information about clinical research, including over 25,000 clinical trial listings (both industry and government sponsored), new drug therapies in research and those recently approved by the FDA.
* Drug Information
A guide to more than 9,000 prescription and over-the-counter medications provided by the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) from MedLine Plus
* Drug Information Portal
Frovides information about over 12,000 drugs, including prescription and non-prescription drugs, dietary supplements, drugs of abuse, and investigational drugs. Searchable by generic or brand name, or browse resources by drug class or by audiences such as the public or librarians. Also includes news, featured drugs, and related resources. From the National Library of Medicine (NLM); database compiled from NLM and other government sources.
* Drugs and Medicines @ Te Puna Web Directory
* European Agency for the Evaluation of Medicinal Products (EMEA)
* Family Doctor: Medications
Written by New Zealand health professionals, Family Doctor contains patient's guides, overviews and links for a wide range of health topics.
* Food & Drug Administration (FDA)
* Herbal Medicine: MEDLINEplus
Extensive information from the National Institutes of Health (USA), contains a medical encyclopaedia, dictionaries, news, overviews, information on specific conditions and links to other organisations.
* Mayo Clinic Drug Information
Contains selected information from the USP-DI (US Pharmacopoeia and Drug Information, Advice for Patients).
* MEDLINEPlus Drug Information
has extensive information from the National Institutes of Health (USA) and other trusted sources on about 500 diseases and conditions. There is also a medical encyclopedia and dictionaries, extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, health information from the media, and links to thousands of clinical trials.
* MEDLINEplus: About Your Medicines
Extensive information from the National Institutes of Health (USA), contains a medical encyclopaedia, dictionaries, news, overviews, information on specific conditions and links to other organisations.
* MEDLINEplus: Drug and Medical Device Safety
Extensive information from the National Institutes of Health (USA), contains a medical encyclopaedia, dictionaries, news, overviews, information on specific conditions and links to other organisations.
* MedSafe
New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority - a business unit of the Ministry of Health and is the authority responsible for the regulation of therapeutic products in New Zealand. Includes Information for Health Professionals & Pharmaceutical Management Agency Limited (PHARMAC)
PHARMAC is responsible for managing a nationally consistent Pharmaceutical Schedule on behalf of the District Health Boards. PHARMAC's overall objective is to secure for eligible people in need of pharmaceuticals, the best health outcomes that are reasonably achievable from pharmaceutical treatment and from with in the amount of funding provided.
* Pharmacy Council of New Zealand
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* Researched Medicines Industry Association of New Zealand
The professional and trade organisation of New Zealand's research-based pharmaceutical industry.
* RXliist Drug Name Index
Searchable. Gives the brand, generic, and category for over 4,000 drugs.