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Children

- What Medicines Are and What They Do - Nemours Foundation
- Talking to the Pharmacist - Nemours Foundation
- Medications: Using Them Safely - Nemours Foundation
- Got a Sick Kid? Donât Guess. Read the Labe - Food and Drug Administration
- How to Give Medicine to Children - Food and Drug Administration
- Common Prescription Medications - American Academy of Pediatrics
- Taking Medications Safely - American Academy of Pediatrics
- Teaching Children about Medicines - United States Pharmacopeial Convention
- Just Ask!â¦About Accidental Poisonin - United States Pharmacopeial Convention

Financial Issues

- Consumer Reports Best Buy Drugs - Consumers Union of U.S.
- U.S./Canadian Price Comparisons October 2004 - Food and Drug Administration
- Prescription Drug and Other Assistance Programs - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
- BenefitsCheckUp - National Council on the Aging

Law and Policy

- Medicaid Drug Rebate Program - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
- Pharmacy Compounding: Customizing Prescription Dru - Food and Drug Administration

National Institutes of Health

- Taking Medicines - National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Organizations

- Poison Help 1-800-222-1222 - American Association of Poison Control Centers
- Food and Drug Administration -
- Center for Drug Evaluation and Research -
- Institute for Safe Medication Practices -
- SafeMedication.com - American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

Other Languages

- My Medicines - Food and Drug Administration

Overviews

- Your Medicine: Play it Safe - Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
- Be an Active Member of Your Health Care Team - Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
- Consumer Drug Information - Food and Drug Administration
- Think It Through: A Guide to Managing the Benefits - Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
- Use Medicine Safely - Food and Drug Administration
- Just Ask! A Dozen Questions to Help You Understan - United States Pharmacopeial Convention

Prevention/Screening

- Therapeutic Drug Monitoring - American Association for Clinical Chemistry

Related Issues

- Drug Reactions - American Academy of Family Physicians
- Prescriptions and Insurance Plans - American Academy of Family Physicians
- Giving a Subcutaneous Injection - National Institutes of Health, Clinical Center
- Frequently Asked Questions to Center for Drug Eval - Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
- Things You Should Know about Purchasing Medication - Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
- Buying Prescription Medicine Online: A Consumer Sa - Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
- Drug Interactions: What You Should Know - Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
- Generic Drugs: Questions and Answers - Food and Drug Administration
- Your Medicine Cabinet Needs an Annual Checkup, Too - Food and Drug Administration
- Why Drugs Get Pulled Off the Market - Food and Drug Administration
- Impact of Direct-to-Consumer Advertising - Food and Drug Administration
- Truth in Advertising: Rx Drug Ads Come of Age - Food and Drug Administration
- Use Caution Buying Medical Products Online - Food and Drug Administration
- No Need to Pay for Information on Free (or Low-Cos - Federal Trade Commission
- Request a Brown-Bag Check-Up - Institute for Safe Medication Practices
- Treat Medication Samples with Respect - Institute for Safe Medication Practices
- Pill Splitting: Is It OK? - Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
- General Information about the Use of Medicines - Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
- Getting the Most Out of Your Medicines - Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
- About the Medicines You Are Taking - Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
- Harmful Interactions: Mixing Alcohol with Medicine - National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
- Medications and You - American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
- Just Ask!â¦And Help Prevent Medicati - United States Pharmacopeial Convention
- Just Ask!...About Tips against Tampering - United States Pharmacopeial Convention

Research

- Outpatient Prescription Drug-Related Injuries Are - Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
- Significant Increases in Drug Co-Payments May Redu - Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
- U.S. Generic Drugs Cost Less Than Canadian Drugs - Food and Drug Administration
- Computerized Order Entry Systems Can Increase Risk - American Medical Association
- Medicines by Design - National Institute of General Medical Sciences
- New Medicines in Development - Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America

Seniors

- As You Age...A Guide to Aging, Medicines, and Alco - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
- Medicines and You: A Guide for Older Adults - Food and Drug Administration
- Medicines and Older Adults - Food and Drug Administration
- Medicare-Approved Drug Discount Card Tip Sheet - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
- Medicines: Use Them Safely - National Institute on Aging

Specific Conditions

- Steroid Medicines: How to Stop Safely - American Academy of Family Physicians
- Chronic Pain Medicines - American Academy of Family Physicians
- Health Hints: Use Caution with Pain Relievers - Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
- Steroid Use: Balancing the Risks and Benefits - Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Statistics

- Almost Half of Americans Use at Least One Prescrip - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Teenagers

- Understanding Medications and What They Do - Nemours Foundation