About this site

This Medicine Information site is a pilot site that aims to provide up-to-date and trusted information on medicines and related medical information. We introduce the sites that are trustworthy based on the selection criteria as created by the research team.

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List of drug topics


How do I learn the basic knowledge of medicine?

This section introduces basic knowledge of medicine such as "How to select and check medicine and Medical Information", "What you need to know when taking medicine", "How the medicine is made from start to finish", "Adverse drug reactions", "What is a medicine notebook?" and "About the price of medicine".

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Illness and medicine

This section introduces "Illness and medicine ". Lifestyle-related diseases are various diseases caused by unbalanced diet, lack of sleep, lack of exercise, smoking and stress. Get knowledge for prevention.

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Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

Here are some of the most common questions and answers you might have about your medication.
If you have any questions not listed here, please feel free to contact us using our inquiry form.

We hope that this will help you make the best medical decisions.

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Medicine Information Website

About the research team

The Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED) "Study Group on the Provision of Drug Information to Patients and Consumers (April 2018 - March 2021)" (Research Director: Michiko Yamamoto, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kumamoto University) has created this site.

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(Last update date: September 8 2022).