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Prescription Drugs

Source Location Description
Clarivate Analytics online Provides data on prescription drug companies, major shareholders, financials, development status, and regulatory designation status.
Medical Expenditure Panel Survey online Survey participants are asked about their prescription drugs and then asked for permission to collect more detailed information from their pharmacies. At the pharmacies, data are collected on the type, dosage, and payment for each filled prescription. No information is collected for over-the-counter medications or for prescription drugs obtained during hospital visits.  Portions of this data are included in WRDS.
Drug Topics Red Book (DSS) HD9666.1 D75

Most authoritative source; Princeton holdings:  1962, 1998, 2000-2010. Current edition is included under Other Tools in Micromedex. Princeton has historical pricing information from Micromedex.

PAREXEL’s bio/pharmaceutical R & D statistical sourcebook HD9665.1 .P37 (Current volume in Trustees Reading Room) Princeton has 2008+.
Medicines Price Information online International pricing from the World Health Organization
Drugs@FDA online Search by drug or all drugs approved by month (February 1939+)

Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluations (Orange Book)

online Identifies drug products approved on the basis of safety & effectiveness by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.
Prescription Drug Plan Formulary, Pharmacy Network, and Pricing Information Files online Contains formulary, pharmacy network, and pricing data for Medicare Prescription Drug Plans and Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Plans (with the exception of employer and PACE plans).  Layouts only.  Princeton does not have the data.
Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data: Part D Prescriber online 2016-2018 are stored on the DSS servers. For 2019+, see Prescription Drug Plan Formulary, Pharmacy Network, and Pricing Information Files for Download | CMS that summarize the utilization and payments for procedures, services, and prescription drugs provided to Medicare beneficiaries by specific inpatient and outpatient hospitals, physicians, and other suppliers. These data include information for the 100 most common inpatient services, 30 common outpatient services, all physician and other supplier procedures and services, and all Part D prescriptions. Providers determine what they will charge for items, services, and procedures provided to patients and these charges are the amount the providers bill for an item, service, or procedure.

Drug Information Portal

online Guide to sources from the National Library of Medicine.