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Best Websites: Health Care

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Drugs and Chemicals

ChemIDplus Lite
Created by the National Library of Medicine, this web-based search system provides the structure, nomenclature, molecular formula, CAS registry number, toxicity, and physical properties for chemical substances.
https://chem.nlm.nih.gov/chemidplus/chemidlite.jsp

Drug Information Portal
Provided by the National Library of Medicine, this site gives quick access to comprehensive information on a large selection of drugs.
http://druginfo.nlm.nih.gov/drugportal/drugportal.jsp

Drugs@FDA
This Food and Drug Administration (FDA) database includes information on approved and tentatively approved prescription, over-the-counter, and discontinued drugs.
https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cder/daf/

MedlinePlus: Drugs & Supplements
This excellent resource provides thorough, easily understood information on prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs, and herbs and supplements.
https://medlineplus.gov/druginformation.html

Updated 7/6/20