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Plants and Cancer Treatment
Developed by Lucy Snyder of BioTech, this mini-textbook chapter on
medical botany will teach you about the various botanical compounds
currently used in cancer treatment and about the plants that produce them.
- 3-D Structure
Database of Chemicals With Pharmaceutical Activity - a database of over 400
3-D molecular structures. It is browseable alphabetically or searchable by
name. Along with the models, which you can rotate or change the display mode,
the database also gives you the IUPAC name and the molecular weight of the
- CenterWatch - a huge clinical
trials listing service.
- PharmInfoNet's Drug
Database- a very large database of all sorts of pharmaceuticals.
- Dr. Bob's
Psychopharmacology Tips - an excellent, interesting site of advice and tips
about prescribing a wide range of psychiatric medications. The tips are
searchable, and are mainly generated from discussions on a psycho-pharm mailing
- Drug InfoNet - contains
information on pharmaceuticals and drug interactions, disease descriptions,
health care news, and links to a wide range of related resources. The amount of
information available on drug information alone is impressive. Detailed on-line
documents, complete with drug structures, dosage, clinical trial information,
and much more are easily accessible using the search engine.
- Drugtext USA Homepage - a
comprehensive site of information on all types of drugs, including news related
to drug issues, treatment of drug addictions, legal issues, drugs in other
countries and much more.
- Glaxo Wellcome
Pharmacology Guide- offers information relating to, among other things,
the molecular basis of drug action (including sections on receptor subfamilies,
G-proteins and ion channels), neurotransmitter systems and receptor binding
- The Internet Drug Index - an
exceedingly handy database for looking up pharmaceuticals by name or drug
code. Also contains a table of information on the 200 most-prescribed
medications. You can search drugs by brand or generic name, drug interaction,
side effects and symtoms.
- Molecular Recognition
Section of the National Institutes of Health- another big meta-site with a
wide range of offerings.
- PCS HealthSystems Performance Drug
List - the formulary for the managed pharmaceutical care organization, PCS
HealthSystems. The clinical formulary is organized by sections that refer to
either a drug class or disease state. Each section contains a list of
frequently used therapeutic regimens. Within each list are products, their
generic name or brand name, prescribing guidelines, applicable dosage forms,
relative costs, and pharmacological strengths.
- Pharmaceutical Information Network
Homepage - this extensive and well designed page is dedicated to providing
high quality scientific information about pharmaceuticals and their actions in
the human body to professionals, researchers, students and the general public.
Guide - contains the 1997 guide to antibiotic therapy prepared for a
teaching affiliate of the Medical College of Wisconsin. Includes tables of
antimicrobial agents, costs, indicators, and treatment recommendations.
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