Wikipedia entries lack important drug info, review shows

11/25/2008 | Reuters

An evaluation of Wikipedia data on 80 drugs found authors made few factual errors but left out important information on adverse events and potentially harmful drug interactions. Researchers found Wikipedia provided answers to 40% of 80 different questions on eight drug categories, compared with 82.5% for the peer-reviewed Medscape Drug Reference.

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