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Mission Statement

"To empower patients with the knowledge to better manage their own healthcare and to improve consumer safety by assisting in the reduction of medication errors." is the largest, most widely visited, independent medicine information website available on the Internet. Our aim is to be the Internet’s most trusted resource for drug and related health information. We will achieve this aim by presenting independent, objective, comprehensive and up-to-date information in a clear and concise format for both consumers and healthcare professionals.

The Database

The Drug Information Database is powered by several independent leading medical-information suppliers, including; American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Cerner Multum and Micromedex. Individual drug (or drug-class) content compiled by these sources is peer reviewed and delivered by also publishes health content from other sources such as;

Harvard Health Publications

Articles include Harvard Health Topics A to Z and Harvard Health Decision Guides (used in our Symptom Checker). Harvard Health Publications is the publishing division of the Harvard Medical School of Harvard University and draws on the expertise of the 9,000 faculty physicians to provide authoritative and trustworthy consumer health information.

Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic articles provide detailed information about medical conditions and diseases. More than 3,300 physicians, scientists and researchers from Mayo Clinic share their expertise to empower you. Content includes definitions, symptoms, causes, risk factors, complications, tests and diagnosis, treatments and drugs, prevention and support options.

DVMetrics - Animalytics

The Veterinary Product Database is an online version of the Compendium of Veterinary Products published by DVMetrics. The Compendium of Veterinary Products is the animal health industry's largest and most comprehensive database of more than 6,000 pharmaceutical, biological, parasiticide and supplement product monographs. DVMetrics is the home for some of the most trusted resources used by veterinary professionals in North America including the North American Compendium of Veterinary Products and the Safety Data Sheet Library which has been available for over 30 and 25 years, respectively.


The "Latest News" and "FDA Drug Alerts" sections are sourced from standard industry press releases, newspapers, online news sites, medical journals, and the FDA.


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The website is owned and operated by Drugsite Limited, as trustee of the Drugsite Trust. Drugsite Limited is a privately owned company administered by two New Zealand Pharmacists. The website is intended for a U.S. audience and is hosted at a data center located in Dallas, TX, USA.

Contact address:
Drugsite Trust
25 Apollo Drive, Suite A
North Shore
Auckland 0632
New Zealand

Phone (US): +1 866 791 1466 (after 3.00 pm EST, due to time difference) is NOT affiliated with any pharmaceutical companies. The only funding we receive from pharmaceutical companies is by way of advertisements that appear on the website. is NOT an online pharmacy and does not condone the sale of prescription medicines over the Internet without a prescription. simply provides a free drug-information service to help you better understand how medicines work: their uses, side effects and potential to interact with other medicines. For information on purchasing prescription medicines online please visit the FDA’s Buying Prescription Medicine Online: A Consumer Safety Guide.

Give Us Your Feedback

The success of depends on the satisfaction of our visitors. We welcome your questions and suggestions as to how we can improve our services. You can contact us here.
For answers to frequently asked questions about click here. is operated by the Drugsite Trust, a dedicated provider of Internet-based medical information.

Updated November 16, 2023