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Having trouble identifying your pills? Enter the shape, color, or imprint of your prescription or OTC drug. Our pill finder will display pictures that you can compare to your pill.

Identify Your Pill or Medication

The imprint is the letters, numbers or other markings on the pill, tablet or capsule.  
If there are different markings on the front of back, try entering just one side.  If you want to enter both, separate them with by using the symbol * (ie: Lupin*10)
If your medication has more than one color, select the color that is most prominent (If neither is more prominent, select either color).

If the shape of your pill does not identically match one of the shapes displayed, select the one that it most closely resembles.  If none of the shapes displayed match yours, select "Other."
  • Rectangle
  • Diamond
  • 3 Sided
  • 5 Sided
  • 6 Sided
  • 7 Sided
  • 8 Sided
  • Other

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Commonly Abused Prescription Drugs

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Concerned about misuse of prescription drugs? View the pictures of Rx medications and click on images of drugs for medical information about proper uses. For more pill images view as a slideshow .

Vicodin
Oral
Information

Picture of VICODIN ES TABLET
Image of VICODIN ES TABLET

OxyContin
Oral
Information

Image of OXYCONTIN 20 MG TABLET SA
Image of OXYCONTIN 20 MG TABLET SA

Klonopin
Oral
Information

Image of KLONOPIN 1 MG TABLET
Image of KLONOPIN 1 MG TABLET

Xanax
Oral
Information

Image of XANAX 0.25 MG TABLET
Image of XANAX 0.25 MG TABLET

Valium
Oral
Information

Image of VALIUM 5 MG TABLET
Image of VALIUM 5 MG TABLET

Roxicet
Oral
Information

Image of ROXICET 5-325 TABLET
Image of ROXICET 5-325 TABLET

About Prescription Drug Abuse

Prescription drug abuse is a growing problem and the second most commonly abused category of drugs behind marijuana. Below are some examples of commonly abused prescription drugs.

Sedatives and tranquilizers: Prescribed to ease anxiety and promote sleep

Opiate pain relievers: Prescribed to treat pain relief

Stimulants: Prescribed to treat ADHD and narcolepsy

Selected from data included with permission and copyrighted by First DataBank, Inc. This copyrighted material has been downloaded from a licensed data provider and is not for distribution, except as may be authorized by the applicable terms of use.

CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgement of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.

Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
 
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.