Harriet K. and Philip Pumerantz Library

Drugs @ FDA

Database URL: http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cder/drugsatfda/


Description: Drugs@FDA allows you to search for official information about FDA approved brand name and generic drugs. Use Drugs@FDA to find labels for approved drug products, generic drug products for a brand name drug, finding therapeutically equivalent drug products for a brand name or generic drug product, finding consumer information for drugs approved from 1998 on, finding all drugs with a specific active ingredient, and viewing the approval history of a drug.


Access: Available freely on the Internet.


Provider: U.S. Food and Drug Administration


Subject Coverage:

  • Prescription drugs
  • Over-the-counter drugs
  • Therapeutic biologicals
  • Discontinued drugs
  • Chemical type 6 approvals