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Government Agencies Pharmaceutical Organizations
Medical Associations/Organizations Other Resources
Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Journals/Publications
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Government Agencies

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention www.cdc.gov

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services http://www.cms.hhs.gov/default.asp

ClinicalTrials.gov www.clinicaltrials.gov

Medicare.gov http://www.medicare.gov/

National Guideline Clearinghouse http://www.guidelines.gov/

National Institutes of Health www.nih.gov

    National Cancer Institute http://www.cancer.gov/
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/index.htm
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases http://www3.niaid.nih.gov/

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases http://www.niams.nih.gov/

National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases http://www.niddk.nih.gov/

National Institute on Drug Abuse http://www.nida.nih.gov/

National Institute of Mental Health http://www.nimh.nih.gov/

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke http://www.ninds.nih.gov/index.htm

United States National Library of Medicine www.nlm.nih.gov
    Medline Plus www.medlineplus.gov
    PubMed www.pubmed.com or http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi
U.S. Food and Drug Administration www.fda.gov
    Center for Drug Evaluation and Research www.fda.gov/cder/index.html

    Drugs @ FDA www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cder/drugsatfda/

    Electronic Orange Book www.fda.gov/cder/ob/default.htm


Other Resources

British National Formulary www.bnf.org

Centerwatch Clinical Trials Listing Service http://www.centerwatch.com/

Clinical Trial Results www.clinicaltrialresults.org

Institute for Safe Medication Practices www.ismp.org

JCAHO: Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations http://www.jcaho.org/

Medscape www.medscape.com

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) www.phrma.org

Royal Pharmaceutical Society Identification of Foreign Medicines

The Merck Manuals www.merck.com/pubs

U.S. Pharmacopeia www.usp.org

World Health Organization www.who.org


Directory of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers

For additional manufacturers and for contact information you may link to the manufacturer directory in Facts & Comparisons eAnswers. This is accessible from both on-campus and off-campus locations.

Abbott Laboratories
American Pharmaceutical Partners (APP)
American Regent Laboratories
Astellas Pharma
AstraZeneca (US site)
B. Braun Medical
Baxter Healthcare
Bayer Consumer Division
Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals
Becton Dickson Pharmaceutical Systems
Bedford Laboratories
Biogen Idec
Boehringer Ingelheim Corporate Homepage
Braintree Laboratories
Bristol-Myers Squibb  
Ciba Vision
Covidien Pharmaceuticals
Cumberland Pharmaceuticals
Elan Pharmaceuticals
Eli Lilly and Company
Endo Pharmaceuticals
Ferring Pharmaceuticals
Forest Pharmaceuticals
Gebauer Company
Genentech, Inc.
Gilead Sciences
GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals
Hospira, Inc.
ImmunoGen, Inc.
International Medication Systems (IMS)
Janssen Biotech, Inc.
Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc
Johnson & Johnson
Meda Pharmaceuticals
Merck & Co., Inc.
Meridian Medical Technologies
Wockhardt Pharmaceuticals
Mylan Pharmaceuticals
Nephron Pharmaceuticals
Nestle Clinical Nutrition
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals
Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.
Paddock Laboratories
Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals
Purdue Frederick
Roche Laboratories
Roxane Laboratories
Savage Laboratories
Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals
Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc.
Teva USA
UDL Laboratories
Upsher-Smith Laboratories
Watson Pharmaceuticals
Zila Pharmaceuticals


Pharmaceutical Organizations

Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) www.amcp.org

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) www.aacp.org

American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) www.aaps.org

American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) http://www.accp.com/

American Pharmacists Association (APhA) www.pharmacist.com

American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) www.ascp.com

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) www.ashp.org

Association of Natural Medicine Pharmacists (ANMP) www.anmp.org

Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties www.bpsweb.org/

Drug Information Association www.diahome.org

International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) www.fip.nl

National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) www.nabp.net

National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) www.nacds.org

National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) http://www.ncpanet.org/

National Pharmaceutical Association (NPhA) www.npha.net

New York State Council of Health-System Pharmacists (NYSCHP) www.nyschp.org

Pharmacists Society of the State of New York (PSSNY) www.pssny.org


Medical Associations/Organizations

Alzheimer's Association
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Online
American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
American Academy of Neurology
American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
American Association of Poison Control Centers
American Cancer Society
American College of Gastroenterology
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
American College of Rheumatology
American Dental Association
American Diabetes Association
American Dietetic Association
American Gastroenterological Association
American Heart Association
American Lung Association
American Medical Association (AMA)
American Psychiatric Association
American Public Health Association - APHA
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Hematology
American Thoracic Society
Infectious Diseases Society of America
ISPOR - International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research
Institute for Safe Medication Practices
National Osteoporosis Foundation
National Stroke Association
Southern Medical Association
The North American Menopause Society
WHO/OMS: World Health Organization



AIDS http://journals.lww.com/aidsonline/pages/default.aspx
AIDS Research and Therapy http://www.aidsrestherapy.com/
American Family Physician http://www.aafp.org/x7490.xml
American Heart Journal http://journals.elsevierhealth.com/periodicals/ymhj
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy http://www.ajhp.org/
American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education http://www.ajpe.org/
Annals of Internal Medicine http://www.annals.org/
Annals of Pharmacotherapy http://www.theannals.com/
Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy http://aac.asm.org/
Archives of Internal Medicine http://archinte.ama-assn.org/
Arthritis Research and Therapy http://arthritis-research.com/
Blood http://www.bloodjournal.org/
British Medical Journal www.bmj.com
Chest http://www.chestjournal.org/
Circulation http://circ.ahajournals.org/
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal http://www.cmaj.ca/
Diabetes Care http://care.diabetesjournals.org/
Diabetes http://diabetes.diabetesjournals.org/
Drug Information Journal http://www.diahome.org/en/Resources/Publications/JournalsandMagazines.htm
Drug Topics www.drugtopics.com
Federal Register http://www.gpoaccess.gov/fr/index.html
Formulary http://www.formularyjournal.com/formulary/
Gastroenterology http://www.gastrojournal.org/
Gut http://gut.bmjjournals.com/
Heart http://heart.bmjjournals.com/
Hypertension http://hyper.ahajournals.org/
International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding http://www.ijpc.com/
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association http://jama.ama-assn.org/
JAPhA: Journal of the American Pharmacists Association japha.metapress.com
Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy http://www.amcp.org/jmcphome.aspx
Journal of the National Cancer Institute http://jncicancerspectrum.oxfordjournals.org/
Lancet www.thelancet.com
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) www.cdc.gov/mmwr
Neurology http://www.neurology.org/
Pediatrics http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/
PharmacoEconomics http://adisonline.com/pharmacoeconomics/pages/default.aspx
Pharmacotherapy http://pharmacotherapyjournal.org/loi/phco
Pharmacy Times www.pharmacytimes.com
Postgraduate Medicine http://www.postgradmed.com/
Southern Medical Journal http://journals.lww.com/smajournalonline/pages/default.aspx
Stroke http://stroke.ahajournals.org/
The Consultant Pharmacist http://ascp.metapress.com/content/121449/
The Journal of Family Practice http://www.jfponline.com/
The New England Journal of Medicine http://content.nejm.org/
Thorax http://thorax.bmjjournals.com/
US Pharmacist www.uspharmacist.com

Free full-text access to select journals is available at:
Directory of Open-Access Journals www.doaj.org
Medscape www.medscape.com
PubMed Central http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/
The Free Medical Journals Site www.freemedicaljournals.com

Free full-text access to journals may also be obtained from the Brooklyn Campus Library
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