Prescription Drugs and Assistance Programs

Making Prescription Drug Container Label Information Accessible – Access Board Working Group on Accessible Prescription Drug Container Labels report: Best Practices for Making Prescription Drug Container Label Information Accessible to Persons Who are Blind or Visually-Impaired or Who are Elderly, July 10, 2013

Prescription Drug Patient Assistance Programs Finder

Medication Assistance Programs – provides detailed information about each company’s assistance program, including the company’s name, the program’s address, the telephone and fax numbers, guidelines and notes, the health care provider’s role, the patient’s role, information needed to initiate enrollment, information regarding the amount of medication and how it is dispensed, refill information, the estimated response time, and limitations of the program.

Medwatch – Medical product safety information from the U.S. Government Food and Drug Administration.

The Medical Letter for Drugs and Therapeutics

The MEDLINEplus Drug Link

The University of Miami’s School of Medicine, Louis Calder Memorial Library – Internet Listings for Pharmacology and Toxicology

The Medicine Program – For a $5 processing fee for each medication requested, The Medicine Program site will assist the patient in the enrollment process. Patients without access to the Internet can contact a health care provider or a pharmaceutical company to receive information about medication assistance programs.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration – Center for Drug Evaluation and Research.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Consumer Information – From the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research.