When considering how to find information about drugs, you should consider:
Websites or handbooks will provide specific information about a particular drug or family of drugs.
Other kinds of information are usually found in the health sciences journal literature articles
Formulary Lookup - Single source of reliable and current drug coverage and restriction information. (iOS or Android)
Drug Guide for Parents from Partnership for Drug-Free Kids (iOS or Android)
Medical Terms and Abbreviations-Quickly learn and understand complex medical terms. (iOS)
Lexicomp -Offers mobile drug and clinical information for pharmacists, physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals. (iOS)
Micromedex Drug Reference Essentials -App available through the ACC Library Services subscription to evidence-based information about drugs. .(iOS and Android) - Go to the library database Micromedex and choose Mobile Application Access in the top right hand corner of the webpage.
Saunders Nursing Drug Guide - Handy, user-friendly guide includes updated uses, dosage forms, warnings, side effects and adverse reactions, IV drug administration, nursing considerations, and much more. (Android)
Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses-Emphasizes the information nurses need to know to administer medications compentently and safely. Organized by generic drug name with an index that includes generic and trade names, classifications, combination drugs, and herbs. (iOS and Android)