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Medications

Find out about the following:

  • How your medication works
  • The right way to take it
  • When you shouldn't take it
  • Possible side effects
  • What drugs shouldn't be taken together and more

To use the library, just type the drug name (or part of the name) in the box above and click Search. Or search alphabetically - click on a letter to find all of the drug names beginning with that letter.

Uncertain about brand names and common names?

All medications have both common (generic) and brand names. The brand name is the name under which a specific manufacturer markets a product (For example, Tylenol®). The common (generic) name is the standard name of the medicine (in the same example, acetaminophen). The label on your medicine will state the brand name, common name, or both. You can search our Drug Library using either the common name or the brand name.

Medical Disclaimer

The information in this section is for Canadian audiences only. The contents are for informational purposes only and are meant to be discussed with your physician or other qualified health care professional before being acted on. Never disregard any advice given to you by your doctor or other qualified health care professional. Always seek the advice of a physician or other licensed health care professional regarding any questions you have about your medical condition(s) and treatment(s). This content is not a substitute for medical advice.

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