Pill Identification Resources

A list of useful links to help in pill identification.

Pill Identification by Drug Imprint

Pharmer.org - Vague Imprints Images of hard-to-identify imprints
Most pills have one letter, logo or number only
Pharmer.org - Narcotics Hydrocodone, morphine, oxycodone, propoxyphene, tramadol
Pharmer.org - Benzodiazepines Alprazolam, clonazepam, diazepam, lorazepam
Pharmer.org - Muscle Relaxants Carisoprodol, cyclobenzaprine, metaxalone, methocarbamol
Pharmer.org - Antidepressants Citalopram, escitalopram, fluoxetine, paroxetine, sertraline
Pharmer.org - Appetite Suppressants Phentermine and phendimetrazine
Pharmer.org - Sedatives Zolpidem
CareFirst Includes images
Drugs.com Pill Identification Wizard Includes images
Kroger Drug Identification Includes images
RXList Advanced Search Includes images in the Drugs A-Z List


Pill Identification - Interactive Forums

Pharmer.org Pill ID, drug news and articles
Drugs.com Pill ID, other discussion topics


Pill Images - No Pill Identifier

Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA Pill images and consumer info
Drug Digest Pill images and consumer info
CVSCaremark Pill images and consumer info


Pill Identification Subscription Services - Consumer

Ident-A-Drug Comprehensive, many photos


Pill Identification Subscription Services - Professional

Drug Identification Bible Professional organizations only
Ident-A-Drug Professional subscriptions
Lexi-Comp Site licenses
Micromedex Site licenses


Pharmaceutical Company Websites

Betterchem Corp Links to pharmaceutical company websites (submitted by KindHead)
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Product search by name and imprint
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Product search by name and imprint
Watson Pharmaceuticals Product search by name and imprint


Searchable Drug Databases - Governmental

Drugs@FDA
National Drug Code Directory
Electronic Orange Book
Health Canada Drug Product Database


Foreign Drug Databases

myDr.com, Australia Consumer medicine information (CMI)
Electronic Medicines Compendium, UK Consumer medicine information
MediLexicon Links to pharmaceutical companies worldwide
MediResource, Canada Consumer medicine information
Medsafe, New Zealand Consumer medicine information
South African Electronic Package Inserts Drug package inserts

Page updated 06-11-14