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Valium

The trade name valium gives suggestions as you type to select and then Go (search).  Diazepam is the official generic name for valium and will display on the record.

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Anti-Anxiety Agents

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This MedlinePlus link at the National Library of Medicine(NLM) will take you to information on individual drugs and supplements. MedlinePlus brings together, by health topic, authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), other government, non-profit and other health-related organizations. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in MedlinePlus and give easy access to the medical research literature.

Search MedlinePlus to find authoritative consumer health information.
This MedlinePlus link at the National Library of Medicine(NLM) will take you to information on individual drugs and supplements. MedlinePlus brings together, by health topic, authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), other government, non-profit and other health-related organizations. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in MedlinePlus and give easy access to the medical research literature.

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MEDLINEplus at the National Library of Medicine(NLM) will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MEDLINEplus brings together, by health topic, authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), other government, non-profit and other health-related organizations. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in MEDLINEplus and give easy access to the medical research literature.

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AIDSinfo is a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) project that offers the latest federally approved information on HIV/AIDS clinical research, treatment and prevention, and medical practice guidelines for people living with HIV/AIDS, their families and friends, health care providers, scientists, and researchers. Clinical Trials: AIDSinfo offers information on federally and privately funded clinical trials for AIDS patients and others infected with HIV. AIDS clinical trials evaluate experimental drugs and other therapies for adults and children at all stages of HIV infection - from patients who are HIV positive with no symptoms to those with various symptoms of AIDS. Medical Guidelines: AIDSinfo serves as the main dissemination point for federally approved HIV treatment and prevention guidelines, AIDSinfo provides information about the current treatment regimens for HIV infection and AIDS-related illnesses, including the prevention of HIV transmission from occupational exposure and mother-to-child transmission during pregnancy. The AIDSinfo project is 100% federally funded. This project neither allows advertising on this site nor endorses any company or products.
LactMed is peer-reviewed and fully referenced database of drugs to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. Among the data included are maternal and infant levels of drugs, possible effects on breastfed infants and on lactation, and alternate drugs to consider. It is available on the NLM Toxnet system
LIVERTOX provides up-to-date, accurate, and easily accessed information on the diagnosis, cause, frequency, patterns, and management of liver injury attributable to prescription and nonprescription medications, herbals and dietary supplements. LIVERTOX also includes a case registry that will enable scientific analysis and better characterization of the clinical patterns of liver injury. The LIVERTOX website provides a comprehensive resource for physicians and their patients, and for clinical academicians and researchers who specialize in idiosyncratic drug induced hepatotoxicity.

LIVERTOX content produced by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) and The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is in the public domain and its free use is encouraged. It is requested that any subsequent published use be given appropriate acknowledgement.
PubMed Health provides information for consumers and clinicians on prevention and treatment of diseases and conditions. PubMed Health specializes in reviews of clinical effectiveness research, with easy-to-read summaries for consumers as well as full technical reports. Clinical effectiveness research finds answers to the question “What works?” in medical and health care. ChemIDplus and the NLM Drug Information Portal provides links to drugs that are summarized in PubMed Health.
DailyMed is available at the National Library of Medicine. It provides high quality information about marketed drugs. This information includes FDA approved labels (package inserts). This Web site provides health information providers and the public with a standard, comprehensive, up-to-date, look-up and download resource of medication content and labeling as found in medication package inserts.
Other information about prescription drugs may also be available. NLM regularly processes data files uploaded from FDA's system and provides and maintains this Web site for the public to use in accessing the information.
The Dietary Supplements Labels Database contains information on the ingredients of over 2,000 brands of dietary supplements sold in the U.S. and is designed to help not only researchers, but the large audience of supplement consumers as well. While consumer-oriented information about dietary supplements is available from many sources, this database consolidates and centralizes the information that consumers require to make informed decisions about supplements and provides direct links to pertinent health information, fact sheets, research findings and on-going clinical studies at the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The U.S. National Institutes of Health, through its National Library of Medicine, has developed ClinicalTrials.gov to provide patients, family members and members of the public current information about clinical research studies. Before searching, you may want to learn more about clinical trials and more about this Web site. Check often for regular updates to ClinicalTrials.gov.

The Pillbox Database was developed by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) in collaboration with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to aid in the identification of unknown solid dosage pharmaceuticals. The system combines high-resolution images of tablets and capsules with FDA-approved appearance information (imprint, shape, color, etc.) to allow users to visually search for and identify an unknown solid dosage pharmaceutical. The system allows users to identify solid dosage forms based on physical criteria: imprint (characters or number printed on a medication), shape, color, size, and scoring. Users are shown thumbnail images of possible matches. These images are continually updated as the user enters additional information. Once a solid dosage form has been identified, additional information is provided, including brand/generic name, ingredients, drug class, DEA Schedule, and the National Drug File identification number. Links are provided to NLM drug information resources, such as FDA-approved label information (DailyMed) and the Drug Information Portal, which searches all NLM drug information resources.Disclaimer Pillbox is currently under development and is not intended for clinical use.

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The Hazardous Substances Databank covers the toxicity and biomedical effects of chemicals. It focuses on the toxicology of potentially hazardous chemicals. It is enhanced with information on human exposure, industrial hygiene, emergency handling procedures, environmental fate, regulatory requirements, and related areas. All data are referenced and derived from a core set of books, government documents, technical reports and selected primary journal literature. HSDB is peer-reviewed by the Scientific Review Panel (SRP), a committee of experts in the major subject areas within the data bank's scope. HSDB is organized into individual chemical records, and contains over 5000 such records
PubMed, available via the NCBI Entrez retrieval system, was developed by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), located at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH). Entrez is the text-based search and retrieval system used at NLM for services PubMed provides access to citations from biomedical literature. LinkOut provides access to full-text articles at journal Web sites and other related Web resources. The primary component of PubMed is MEDLINE. MEDLINE is the NLM's premier bibliographic database that contains references to journal articles in the life sciences with a concentration on biomedicine. A distinctive feature of MEDLINE is that the records are indexed with NLM's Medical Subject Headings (MeSH). The database contains citations from 1950 to the present, with some older material.
The TOXLINE database containes citations to the toxicological literature that is available under the TOXNET system. It contains citations to:

Technical reports and research projects: NTIS, CRISP, TSCATS, and FEDRIP.

Special Journal and other research literature, DART, RISKLINE, and CIS Archival collection (no longer being updated on TOXLINE):
BIOSIS, IPA, EMIC, ETIC, ANEUPL, EPIDEM, HMTC, NIOSH, PESTAB, and PPBIB.

For more information on the TOXLINE components, please visit the NLM TOXLINE Fact Sheet.

Citations from the toxicology subset of PubMed is now available in TOXLINE, and answers will display this content also.
PubChem contains the chemical structures of small organic molecules and information on their biological activities. It was developed by the National Library of Medicine of the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support the Molecular Libraries and Imaging component of the NIH Roadmap Initiative. PubChem's chemical structure database may be searched on the basis of descriptive terms, chemical properties, and structural similarity. When possible, PubChem's chemical structure records are linked to other NCBI databases. These include the PubMed scientific literature database, for example, and NCBI's protein 3D structure database. PubChem also contains the results of high-throughput biological screening experiments.
The ChemDB HIV, Opportunistic Infection and Tuberculosis Therapeutics Database is a tool developed by NIAID to compile and annotate preclinical data on compounds with potential therapeutic action against HIV/AIDS and related opportunistic infections. This database is continually updated with information extracted from published literature, including the structure and activity of compounds that have been tested against HIV, HIV enzymes or opportunistic pathogens.
ChemIDplus is a chemical dictionary file for over 400,000 compounds of biomedical and regulatory interest. Records include CAS Registry Numbers and other identifying numbers, molecular formulae, generic names, trivial names, other synonyms, MeSH headings, and file locators which lead users to other files on the ELHILL® and TOXNET® systems. In addition, SUPERLIST provides names and other data used to describe chemicals on over 30 key federal and state regulatory lists.

Additional Resources

Drugs@FDA is a Web site where you can search for official information about United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved brand name and generic drugs. It is a catalog of FDA approved drug products. The main uses of Drugs@FDA are:Finding labels for approved drug products. Finding generic drug products for a brand name drug product. Finding therapeutically equivalent drug products for a brand name or generic drug product. Finding consumer information for drugs approved from 1998 on. Finding all drugs with a specific active ingredient. Viewing the approval history of a drug.
Drug and Chemical Evaluation Section, DEA HAedquarters, P.O. Box 2639, Springfield, VA 22152-2639 For more information, call 1-800-882-9539
USASearch.gov allows users to browse a wealth of information everything from researching at the Library of Congress to tracking a NASA mission. It is the search engine of the USA.gov web site. It also enables users to conduct important business online such as applying for student loans, tracking Social Security benefits, comparing Medicare options and even administering government grants and contracts. This monumental breakthrough in one-stop shopping for government services will help Americans across the country and around the world find the information and resources they need at a click of a mouse quickly and easily.