Quickly identify drugs and medications, including pill identifying pictures, using the RxList Pill Identifier Tool. Use the imprint, color, or shape of your pill (one, all or any combination of the fields below) and our Pill Identification Tool (Pill Finder) will show you pictures.
Please note that any drugs that show an expired or past expiration date should be discarded.
capsule, green, imprinted with 20 mg, LILLY 3235 Cerner Multum.
According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the three types of drugs that are misused or abused most often are: source: www.drugabuse.gov.
Top 10 Prescribed drugs in the US Rank # Brand Name Generic Name Drug's Major Function 1 Synthroid levothyroxine sodium Treats low thyroid levels 2 Crestor rosuvastatin calcium Used to lower LDA ("bad") cholesterol 3 Ventolin HFA albuterol sulfate A bronchodilator that increases air flow to the lungs 4 Nexium esomeprazole magnesium Blocks acid production in the stomach 5 Advair Diskus fluticasone and salmeterol Treats asthma and chronic bronchitis 6 Lantus Solostar insulin glargine Treats type 1 and type 2 diabetes 7 Vyvanse lisdexamfetamine dimesylate Treats attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) 8 Lyrica pregabalin Treats pain from diabetes, shingles, and fibromyalgia 9 Spiriva Handihaler tiotropium bromide Treats bronchitis, emphysema, or COPD 10 Januvia sitagliptin Treats type 2 diabetes.
Last reviewed on RxList 1/6/2017 Disclaimer: Selected from data included with permission and ed by First DataBank, Inc.
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Worried about some capsules found in your teenager's room? Not sure about those leftover pills still in the bathroom cabinet? There's a good chance that our Pill Identification Wizard (Pill Finder) can help you match the imprint, size, shape, or color and lead you to the detailed description in our drug database.
provides accurate and independent information on more than 24,000 prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines and natural products. This material is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Data sources include Micromedex (updated June 2nd, 2017), Cerner Multum (updated June 5th, 2017), Wolters Kluwer (updated June 6th, 2017) and others. To view content sources and attributions, please refer to our editorial policy.
Use our pill identifier wizard to search more than 11500 drug pictures to quickly and easily identify pills by color, shape, markings, imprint, and.
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Use this to determine what type of medication you have, based on its shape, color, and other identifying characteristics. Imprint optional Color optional Shape optional.
Prescription and over-the-counter drugs in the U.S. are required to have an imprint. If your pill does not have one, then it could be a vitamin, diet/herbal/energy pill, or an illegal or foreign drug. For Example:
If this was your pill, you’d type the following in the imprint box above: PD 156.
An imprint is the text that is printed on a pill or capsule to help identify it. If your medication has text on it, start typing the letters or numbers above and we will provide suggested matches.
Here are the imprints for some popular prescription drugs. Click them to find the answer!