FDA gets database from ScriptPro

December 15, 2008

The searchable database will include information on all drug products available in the United States.

Key Points

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently awarded ScriptPro USA Inc. a contract to provide a searchable drug database for the agency's internal use. The database will include all prescription and over-the-counter drug products available in the United States.

The database will also feature images of drugs and drug packages, all versions of each drug, warning labels for each product, and drug-specific alerts, including the FDA's Black Box Warning labels.