We cover 70,693 drugs from the time that they are in clinical trials, through their U.S. FDA approval, and then on to the marketplace. The coverage includes:
- Resources hosted by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) such as MedlinePlus, ClinicalTrials.gov, DailyMed, and Dietary Supplements Label Database, and HSDB and LactMed as well as outside resources such as Drugs@FDA, the FDA Substance Registration System and AIDSinfo.
- Drugs with official generic name status such as USAN (United States Adopted Name) or INN (International Nonproprietary Name).
- Drugs which have Categories extracted from the NLM MeSH Pharmacological Action data.
We cover many drugs from countries other than the U.S., however we do not cover them completely. We also do not cover all experimental drugs, or untested folk remedies if they are not covered by the sources above.