Having trouble identifying pills? Try the Pill Identifier

Quickly identify pills, tablets and capsules using the web's most comprehensive Pill Identification Wizard.

Get Started

Worried about drug interactions? Use the Interactions Checker

The drug interactions tool allows you to check for drug-drug and drug-food interactions.

Check Now

Discover treatment options with the new Symptom Checker

This interactive decision guide helps identify the underlying cause of common symptoms.

Get Started

Custom search for Medical Transcriptionists?

Use our custom wildcard and phonetic search to assist in identifying drugs where the exact spelling is unknown and only the pronunciation is available.

Get Started

Drugs.com is the most popular, comprehensive and up-to-date source of drug information online. Providing free, peer-reviewed, accurate and independent data on more than 24,000 prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines & natural products.

Posted today in New Drug Applications

Phase 2 Objective Response Rate and Survival Data for Opdivo (nivolumab) in NSCLC to be Presented

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) today announced results from CheckMate -063, a Phase 2 single-arm, open-label study of Opdivo (nivolumab), an investigational PD-1 immune checkpoint inhibitor, administered as a single agent in patients with advanced squamous cell non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who have progressed after at...

Posted today in Medical

Would Alternative Payment Plan Cut Medical Bills?

New research supports replacing the traditional way of reimbursing doctors for care -- paying for each service provided -- with an alternative system that gives a set amount of money to health care organizations for patient care. "These results are encouraging, because, throughout our health care system, spending is growing at an unsustainable rate...

Posted today in Medical

Health Tip: Dress Kids in Safe Halloween Costumes

-- Halloween costumes may be scary and spooky, but they should still be safe. Parents should make sure costumes don't obstruct vision or increase the risk of falls. The Safekids.org website offers these suggestions: Select costumes and treat bags that are light in color, and decorate them with reflective tape. Skip the mask and opt for face paint...

Posted yesterday in New Drug Approvals

FDA Approves Trumenba - First Vaccine to Prevent Serogroup B Meningococcal Disease

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today the approval of Trumenba (meningococcal group B vaccine), the first vaccine licensed in the United States to prevent invasive meningococcal disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroup B in individuals 10 through 25 years of age. Meningococcal disease is a life-threatening illness caused by...

Posted today in New Drug Approvals

FDA Approves Xigduo XR (dapagliflozin and metformin hydrochloride) for Type 2 Diabetes

AstraZeneca today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved once-daily Xigduo XR (dapagliflozin and metformin hydrochloride extended-release) for the treatment of adults with type 2 diabetes. Xigduo XR combines two anti-hyperglycemic agents with complementary mechanisms of action, dapagliflozin (trade name in the U.S. Farxiga™),...

Posted 3 days ago in Clinical Trials

Ultragenyx Granted Orphan Drug Designation for Triheptanoin for Glucose Transporter Type-1 Deficiency Syndrome

NOVATO, CA – October 27, 2014 – Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel products for rare and ultra-rare diseases, today announced that the FDA Office of Orphan Products Development has granted orphan drug designation for triheptanoin (UX007) for the treatment of glucose transporter...

Posted today in Medical

Health Tip: Why People Seek Counseling

-- Counseling can be an effective way to deal with life's many problems and challenges. The American Academy of Family Physicians says counseling may help people cope with these issues: Depression, grief or loss. Intimacy, relationships, fertility, infidelity or divorce. Anxiety, stress, anger, compulsion or addiction. Problems with family, career...

Posted today in Medical

Frailty Tied to Lower Survival Rates After Kidney Transplant

Physical frailty may lead to worse five-year survival rates among kidney transplant patients, regardless of their age, a new study shows. The findings suggest that patients should be screened for frailty before kidney transplantation, and that those identified as frail need to be closely monitored after their transplant, the study authors said. The...

Posted today in Medical

Health Highlights: Oct. 30, 2014

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Ebola Nurse Being Watched by State Police A nurse who says she'll defy Maine's quarantine for health care workers who've treated people with Ebola is under close observation by state police as officials seek a court order to detain her. Troopers...

Posted today in Medical

Study Compares 2 Common Weight-Loss Surgeries

A comparison of two of the most common types of weight loss surgery found that laparoscopic gastric bypass helped patients shed more excess pounds than adjustable gastric banding, but carried a higher risk of short-term complications and long-term hospitalizations. Gastric-bypass surgery makes the stomach smaller and reroutes the small intestine, so...

Read more news...

Recently added consumer and prescribing information: Ofev, Esbriet, Harvoni, Akynzeo, Tybost, Vitekta, Trulicity, Movantik, Contrave, Keytruda

Posted in Blog

Drugs.com Adds Mayo Clinic Disease Reference

Drugs.com is pleased to announce it has licensed select content from Mayo Clinic to provide more timely and trustworthy medical condition and disease information. The articles include detailed information about medical diseases such as allergies, back pain, depression, erectile dysfunction, and type 2 diabetes. Each article includes informative sections which may include an overview, symptoms, when […]

Posted in Blog

Fox News Features Drugs.com Medication Guide app

Thanks to Fox News for showcasing the Drugs.com Medication Guide app today. Very much appreciated. Available in both the Apple App store and the Google Play store, this is a great app for ultra-quick research and/or keeping track of multiple meds. Check out the video at the link below… http://www.foxnews.com/health/2014/07/13/drugscom-app-provides-medical-information-on-go/ And check out the apps here… http://www.drugs.com/apps/

Posted in Blog

Heartbleed Update

Drugs.com utilizes the Akamai content delivery network to serve our website to end users. Akamai patched the announced Heartbleed vulnerability prior to its public announcement. Akamai, like all users of OpenSSL, could have exposed passwords or session cookies transiting our network from August 2012 through 4 April 2014. Their custom memory allocator protected against nearly […]

See more blog posts or follow us on twitter.

Return to top

You are viewing the mobile version of Drugs.com. If required, you can switch to the desktop version.

Copyright © 2000-2014 Drugs.com. All rights reserved. Terms of Use · Privacy Policy