Effective January 1, 2010, Drugs.com has entered into an exclusive advertising agreement with WebMD. All premium, consumer focused display or “banner” advertising will be provided exclusively by WebMD. “Drugs.com is one of very few sites that have developed a loyal base of users that are of high interest and high value to biopharmaceutical and consumer […]
Following on from our recent interface update, we have now added information for FDA Approval History, Rx/OTC status, Pregnancy Category and CSA (Controlled Substances Act) for many medications. Simply search for any drug and the information available is displayed in the right hand column of any drug information page.
Regular users will notice that we have now completed rolling out a significant change to the design and layout of Drugs.com. There are many improvements in this new release, including; a less complex two column layout making the content easier to scan and read; increasing the default font size and adding related links in easier […]
The new Drugs.com Answers and Support Group system is intended as a way of providing help for people who have questions about drugs or medical conditions. Members of Drugs.com can ask or answer questions and join support groups. We’d also like to take this opportunity to invite members to share their own knowledge with other […]
This week in Washington, D.C. saw the public hearings on promotion of FDA-regulated medical products using the internet and social media tools. Drugs.com got a mention and a reference or two by one of the speakers. People heard, wrote, tweeted, blogged, reported and within minutes the quote had gone viral on the internet. The problem […]
A significant upgrade to our drug interactions information has been completed. Now you can view information on drug interactions, food/ lifestyle (eg: alcohol, caffeine) interactions and disease interactions. This represents a significant amount of newly added information for many thousands of medications. Regular visitors will also notice a complete change in the layout of drug […]
Drugs.com reported a massive 20,900% increase (yes, you read that correctly – twenty thousand, nine hundred percent) in interest for information on the prescription medication Demerol – allegedly prescribed for the legendary entertainer Michael Jackson. More than 135,000 page views were logged on the Drugs.com web site by people researching Demerol this past Friday – […]
For users that don’t require the power of our award winning Mednotes PMR (Personal Medication Records) system, here is an alternative way to keep track of your meds. For the first time, Yahoo! users will be able to create their own Personal Medication Record directly within My Yahoo! Combining a powerful application and fully featured […]
To simplify accessing the site for mobile users, we have now consolidated all previous mobile versions of the site to use Drugs.mobi. Users will now be automatically served the most appropriate, optimized version for their mobile device including iPhone, Pre, Blackberry, Windows Mobile etc. Simply visit http://drugs.mobi on your mobile device.
Drugs.com is one of only five websites that have been nominated for the 2009 Webby Awards in the Best Health Website category. We are both honored and humbled to receive this nomination. Update: The ballot has now closed. A big thanks to those who voted for us.