Editorial and Content Policy

Editorial Policy

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The information available on the Medicine.com website is either written by our editorial team or sourced from trusted medical publishers including;

  • Healthday
  • Harvard Health
  • Merck Manual
  • Micromedex
  • National Library of Medicine

Referencing articles on Medicine.com

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Editorial Review Process

The Medicine.com professional editorial team regularly reviews all information provided by various trusted medical publishing partners to ensure content is accurate and up-to-date. Each article is peer-reviewed by at least one member of the Medicine.com medical review team. The review and update status can be found at the top or bottom of each document.

Errors and Omissions

Medicine.com acknowledges that errors and omissions in drug information may occasionally occur. As our mission is to provide the most accurate, up-to-date drug information on the Internet, we ask our visitors to alert us immediately to any errors in content, including incorrect or misleading statements, by contacting us here. We aim to correct site-content errors within 48 hours.

Consumer Reports WebWatch

Medicine.com supports the Consumer Reports WebWatch guidelines to promote credible information practices on the Web. For more information click here.

Updated: November 5, 2019