This course will cover differences between prescription and over the counter medications, data regarding use in the United States, and three free drug information resources from the National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this module, you will be able to:  

  1. Describe some current challenges related to prescription and OTC drug use in the US using authoritative statistical sources 

  1. Find information about safety and adverse effects of common drugs and chemicals in lactating mothers using LactMed 

  1. Retrieve FDA prescription drug labels using DailyMed  

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