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Pill Identifier

Search by Imprint, Shape or Color

Use the pill finder to identify medications by visual appearance or medicine name. All fields are optional. Tip: Search for the imprint first, then refine by color and/or shape if you have too many results.

How to identify a pill using the Pill Identifier?

  1. Enter the imprint code that appears on the pill. Example: L484
  2. Select the the pill color (optional).
  3. Select the shape (optional).
  4. Alternatively, search by drug name or NDC code using the fields below.

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Search by National Drug Codes (NDC)

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  • What if my pill has no imprint code? All prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) drugs in the U.S. are required by the FDA to have an imprint code. If your pill has no imprint it could be a vitamin, diet, herbal, or energy pill, or an illicit or foreign drug. It is not possible to accurately identify a pill online without an imprint code.

  • What if my pill has a logo? If your pill has a logo, you can ignore the logo and type in any other letters or numbers in the imprint code. If you want to refine your results further, you can add the word Logo in place of the logo.

  • Historical pill images. The Pill Identifier database includes historical data for many products that may be discontinued or no longer commercially available.

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  • Identifying manufacturer imprints & logos
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Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.