Chapter 4 Section 2

  製藥廠  Miscellaneous Pharmaceutical Sites

Buying Medical Products Online

  • 網站建置者: U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
  • FAQs and warnings about purchasing drugs and other medical products online.

CenterWatch Clinical Trials Listing Service

  • 網站建置者: CenterWatch, a publishing company focused on the clinical trials industry.
  • Patient and researcher information on current clinical trials of new medications and treatments, with detailed profiles of providers and research centers.

Clinical Trials Center, Naval Health Research Center

  • 網站建置者: Naval Medical Center, San Diego.
  • Describes clinical trials on two treatments for Gulf War Syndrome. Recruits participants for the study and lists about thirty other centers around the U.S. that also recruit.

  • 網站建置者: Pharmaceutical Research Plus, Inc.
  • Current clinical trials, FAQs about clinical trials, and an online form for patients desiring a clinical trial. Support groups and contact information for a number of emotional disorders.

  • 網站建置者: National Institutes of Health.
  • Lists clinical trials that are 網站建置者ed by NIH, other federal agencies, and pharmaceutical companies.
  • Specifies which trials are still recruiting patients and which ones are completed. Trials are fully searchable.
  • Useful FAQs such as Understanding Clinical Trials.?


  • 網站建置者: European Agency for the Evaluation of Medical Products.
  • Position papers and policies concerning medicine regulation in Europe. Has a page of links to other sites in Europe and the U.S. that deal with medicine regulation.

Food and Drug Administration Home Page

  • 網站建置者: U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
  • Authoritative information on policies and current news concerning food and drug regulation.
  • Searchable FAQs on humans and drugs, cosmetics, and food labeling and processing.
  • Good source of information concerning drug and food recalls.

Handling Cytotoxic Drugs

  • 網站建置者: National Institutes of Health.
  • Recommendations for safe preparation and administration of cytotoxic drugs.

Institute for Safe Medication Practices

  • 網站建置者: Institute for Safe Medication Practices, a nonprofit organization.
  • Information for consumers on preventing medication errors.

Pharmacology Glossary

  • 網站建置者: Edward Pelikan, M.D., Boston University School of Medicine.
  • Dictionary of pharmacological terms. Last updated in 1998.

Searching the Internet for Drug Information

  • 網站建置者: William J. Bailey, M.P.H., C.P.P., Associate Professor of Applied Health Science and Executive Director, Indiana Prevention Resource Center, Indiana University.
  • Describes strategies and Web sites for locating authoritative drug information.
  • This site is not frequently updated.

U.S. Pharmacopeia

  • 網站建置者: U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention, Inc.
  • Sells printed products and software with drug manufacturing standards.
  • Brief page of links to government agencies and health care professional associations.