Note: Information on this web site is provided for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice. If you have specific questions about a personal medical problem, you should contact your professional healthcare provider.
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. See the tab labelled Finding Specific Drugs.
Other kinds of information are usually found in the health sciences journal literature and finding those things is addressed under the tab labelled Finding Articles.
Formulary Search - 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 Terminology-Quickly learn and understand complex medical terms. (iOS)
Lexicomp -Offers mobile drug and clinical information for pharmacists, physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals. (iOS)
Medical Drug Dictionary-Provides information about drugs: medical usage, dosage, side effects, precautions, drug interactions,etc. (Android)
Micromedex Drug Reference Essentials -Subscription to evidence-based information about drugs. . (iOS and Android)
NCLEX Drug Guide-Not a substitute for a traditional drug guide. Included are hundreds of drugs, vitamins, minerals, definitions frequently used drugs often on exams, etc. (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)