A good source for information on cosmetics and other personal care products. Links to many online databases and other resources containing information for consumers on ingredients used in these products.
The LactMed® database contains information on drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. It includes information on the levels of such substances in breast milk and infant blood, and the possible adverse effects in the nursing infant.
an online pharmaceutical encyclopedia that provides drug information for consumers and healthcare professionals, primarily in the United States. It self-describes its information as "accurate and independent" yet limited to being "for educational purposes only and is not intended for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment."
Avoiding Medication Mistakes
There are three main types of drug interactions: drugs with food and beverages, drugs with dietary supplements, and drugs with other drugs. This Consumer Update video provides tips on how to avoid harmful drug interactions.