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DrugFacts National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

8/22/2014
05:21 | Author: Tyler James

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DrugFacts National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Provides facts about the abuse of cough syrups and other cold medicines, including their effects on the brain and dangers of using these products to get high.

Published February 2004. Revised March 2014. Describes principles important to consider when developing drug abuse prevention programs and discusses issues relevant for family, school, and community settings. En Español.

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Published June 2009. Revised September 2014. Provides an overview of commonly abused over the counter (OTC) medications and prescription drugs—opioids, central nervous system depressants, and stimulants—and explains how they affect the brain, treatments available, and reported use.

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A-Z Drug Facts (Facts Comparisons)

6/21/2014
03:02 | Author: Hannah Ramirez

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A-Z Drug Facts (Facts Comparisons)

Wolters Kluwer Health is a leading provider of comprehensive drug information for healthcare professionals.

Data sources include Micromedex (updated Sep 26th, 2014), Cerner Multum (updated Oct 16th, 2014), Wolters Kluwer (updated Oct 9th, 2014) and others. To view content sources and attributions, refer to our editorial policy.

A-Z Drug Facts for the professional provided by Wolters Kluwer Health.

provides accurate and independent information on more than 24,000 prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines and natural products. This material is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Examples: amoxicillin, ibuprofen, etc.

To browse all A-Z Drug Facts for the professional, use the A-Z index below. More FDA updates... More.

The Wolters Kluwer Health drug information product, A-Z Drug Facts, has been the pharmacists' source for drug information for more than fifty years. Wolters Kluwer Health is a leading provider of information for professionals and students in medicine, nursing, allied health, pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry.

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Drug Facts Drug Effects and Policies Drug Policy Alliance

4/20/2014
01:03 | Author: Sarah Gray

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Drug Facts Drug Effects and Policies Drug Policy Alliance

DPA strives to disseminate accurate drug facts as an alternative to the fear-based scare tactics of the war on drugs.

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Drug War Facts Welcome

2/19/2014
01:24 | Author: Emily Peterson

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Drug War Facts Welcome

Free online book - a collection of categorized information on various aspects of the drug war, all presented with full source citations and, where possible, links to.

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To the extent of its s, Common Sense for Drug Policy authorizes and encourages the use and republication of some or all portions of this book. Questions, comments or suggestions for additions and modifications are most welcome and may be addressed to Doug McVay at dmcvay@

A PDF copy of Drug War Facts, 6th Edition is also available.

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Most charts, facts and figures are from government sources, government-sponsored sources, peer reviewed journals and occasionally newspapers.

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Drugs - some facts Better Health Channel

10/28/2014
07:35 | Author: Sarah Gray

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Drugs - some facts Better Health Channel

Facts about drugs can protect against drug abuse. Legal drugs, such as alcohol and tobacco, kill more people than illegal drugs. Tobacco (smoking cigarettes).

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