Pillbox

The National Library of Medicine,  in partnership with the Food and Drug Administration is beta testing Pillbox, a reference system for tablet and capsule medications. The site currently contains 5,693 records – 779 of which have images. The system combines high-resolution images of tablets and capsules with FDA-approved appearance information (imprint, shape, color, etc.) to enable users to visually search for and identify an unknown solid dosage pharmaceutical.

(found in the December, 2009 issue —

The Appendix, newsletter of the Health Sciences Library — UC Denver  http://hslibrary.ucdenver.edu/
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