Drug Pictures Database
Drugs.com's Pill Identification Wizard uses drug pictures to help consumers identify pills by their appearance, using a database of over 10,000 images of prescription drugs. The drug identification pictures are sourced from Micromedex, a leading provider of health and medical information.
Worried about those capsules you found in your teenager's room? Not sure about some of those leftover pills still in the bathroom cabinet? There's a good chance that our pill identifier can help you match size, shape, colour... then lead you to the detailed description in our drugs database. Drugs.com is committed to helping consumers inform themselves about the effects, benefits and risks of over-the-counter and prescription medications sold in the USA.
Our pictures of prescription drugs can help to identify any unlabeled drugs in your medicine cabinet. Basic drug safety means you should never take a pill if you are not 100% sure what it is you are taking! Using the Micromedex drug-picture database of , you can make a much more accurate match than if you simply read a description of the drug.
Drug PicturesThe Pill Identification Wizard is easy to use. Prescription drug pictures are categorized by form, shape, color, and text imprint, which you select using drop-down boxes. The final drug pictures are presented accompanied by helpful information including the drug's generic name, brand name, strength, imprint and manufacturer. The visual characteristics shown in these drug images should help you to identify pills, tablets and caplets.
When you are ready to identify your pills with the Pill Identification Wizard, have your pill(s) ready to compare with the drug pictures in the image database, and click here. NOTE: As a general rule, we should all periodically check our medicine cabinets for any expired, re-bottled, or unidentified pills. The safest bet is to keep all medications in their original bottles or packets, with pertinent labeling and instructions attached, to avoid confusion and mistakes.
Drugs.com's Drug Interactions Guide explains the mechanism of each drug interaction, the level of significance of the interaction (major, moderate or minor), and in certain cases can provide the recommended course of action to manage the interaction.
For general information about prescription and non-prescription drugs, consult the Drugs.com database. Drug information is provided for consumers and healthcare professionals in an easy-to-use fashion, and the service is entirely FREE.
The Drugs.com drug information database is powered by Micromedex™ and Multum™.