Pharmacy/Drug Information

Job Opportunities
Provides links to pharmacy related jobs in academia, government and industry.
APhA Drug Infoline
(American Pharmacists Association)
APhA DrugInfoLine is a weekly publication of, and is owned and copyrighted by the American Pharmacists Association, the national professional society of pharmacists. The DrugInfoLine summarizes results of clinical trials, reviews, alerts and news relating to the pharmaceutical industry.
Common Weights and Measures Used in Pharmacies
Provides information on weights and measures commonly used in pharmacies.
Doctor's Guide to Recently Approved Drugs/Indications
Provides links to news releases about new drug approvals or of new indications for previously available drugs.
Drug Approvals and Databases (FDA)
Provides a list of drug approvals; updated weekly. Databases include: Adverse Event Reporting System (AERS), Bioresearch Monitoring Information System (BMIS), Clinical Investigator Inspection List (C:IIL), Dissolution Methods Database, Drug Establishments Current Registration Site and National Drug Code Directory.
Drug Identifier from MUSCHealth
(MUSC Drug Information)
Allows one to search for drugs by a specific color, shape, and/or marking. A picture of drugs meeting the criteria are displayed.
Drug Shortages
Drugs@FDA
Drugs@FDA provides official information about FDA approved brand name and generic drugs and therapeutic biological products.
Food and Drug Administration
Provides access to the FDA's information on human and animal drugs, vitamins, medical devices, radiologic health, biologics, and cosmetics.
International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding
Made available by MUHA Drug Information Center.
MUSC only
Lexicomp (mobile app)
Includes drug summaries, interaction check, drug ID, calculators, IV compatibility, and more. Go to Lexi-Comp to select your platform and obtain product code. Then download Lexi-Comp mobile app, and create account using MUSC email and provided product code. Update all databases in app. Must obtain new product code every January 31. On-campus use only.
Medi-Lexicon
A pharmaceutical terminology database of over 20,000 terms; provides meanings of pharmaceutical acronyms and abbreviations.
Medical Product Safety Network (MedSun)
(U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Center for Devices and Radiological Health)
This site is an adverse event reporting program of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH). It report problems related to medical and and laboratory devices.
Medwatch the FDA Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program
(U. S. Food and Drug Aministration)
This site provides safety information on drugs and other medical products regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. It includes online reporting forms for professionals and the general public. Links are provided to the regulations concerning mandatory reporting of problems by health professionals.
MUSC College of Pharmacy Homepage
MUSC Hospital Formulary of Accepted Drugs
New Medicines in Development Database
Provides information about medicines in development by disease, indication or drug name.
Patents from the United States Patent & Trademark Office
The database includes information about all US patents (including utility, design, reissue, plant patents and SIR documents) from the first patent issued in 1790 to the most recent issue week.
Patents: International Patents: esp@cenet®
Provides links to fulltext patents from 63 countries including the United States, Germany, United Kingdom, France, Austria, and Canada.
Pharmaceutical Companies
Provides links to pharmaceutical company homepages.
Pharmacy Related Listservs or other Mailing lists
Provides a list of pharmacy related listservs and other mailing lists.
Recalls.gov
Covers recalls of products issued by various government agencies including consumer products, motor vehicles, boats, food, medicine, cosmetics, and environmental products. Mostly full text. Provided by the MUSC Library via Recalls.gov.
RxList, the internet drug index
RxTrek
Provides information and links to pharmacy techician related information including a link to the American Association of Pharmacy Technicians homepage.
USP-Verified Dietary Supplements
The USP DSV Program is a voluntary testing and auditing program that helps dietary supplement manufacturers ensure the production of quality products for consumers. Available worldwide, the program verifies the quality, purity, and potency of dietary supplement finished products through the following processes: a. comprehensive laboratory testing of dietary supplement products and their ingredients against dietary supplement standards found in The United States Pharmacopeia and The National Formulary (USP–NF) b. a thorough manufacturing and quality control document review c. an on-site manufacturing facility audit for compliance with USP standards and FDA current Good Manufacturing Practices d. random off-the-shelf testing to confirm that USP Verified products continue to meet USP\'s strict standards
World List of Schools of Pharmacy
Provides links to homepages of Schools, Colleges, Faculties, and Departments of Pharmacy throughout the world.