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Websites make it easy to find drug's side effects

January 31, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
Ever feel funny after taking a new medication? Or maybe you wonder if you're using a medical device the right way. Now there's an easy way to find out.

The Food and Drug Administration compiles all kinds of information about a drug's side effects, or problems with a medical device, but it's not always easy to find.

Two companies, AverseEvents and Clarimed, have put it all together on their websites, making it easily accessible. Some of it is free, but more detailed information may require a subscription.