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- Drug Monographs
- Tablet/Capsule Identification
- Drug Labels/Package Inserts
- Drug Pricing
ClinicalKey's drug information is provided by Gold Standard (Clinical Pharmacology). Click "Drug Monographs" link below the search box. Browse drugs by name of drug, indication, contraindication and adverse reactions. ClinicalKey was formerly known as MDConsult.
Essential Evidence Plus and AHFS DI Essentials
Essential Evidence Plus is a clinical decision support system (formerly called InfoPOEMS) which includes over 13,000 conditions, diseases, and procedures. Every recommendation carries a strength-of-evidence rating that accurately grades each recommendation's merit on the basis of all of the evidence available in the relevant literature, including Cochrane Systematic Reviews.
DrugPoints System provides summarized drug information.
Provides drug monographs and formulary information including dosing, pill identification, contraindications, interactions, and adverse reactions. This is a free resource but registration is required to access some features. Other features require an individual subscription. Mobile version (Epoctrates Rx) is available. Students can contact Epocrates at 1-800-230-2150 for information on discounts for individual subscriptions.
Martindale: The Complete Drug Reference (via Micromedex)
Martindale is also included within the drug information in Micromedex. No direct link is available. Print copies are also available at the Reserve Section in Hardin Library. Call number RS141.3 .M4
University Libraries subscription to UpToDate include Lexicomp drug information monographs
Micromedex’s Academic Program subscription is available when one is using a computer physically located in the COP building [PHAR]. More about this program at http://www.micromedex.com/products/academics/
NLM Drug Information Portal
This is a gateway to selected drug information from the U.S. National Library of Medicine and other key U.S. Government agencies. It allows you to search several NLM/NIH drug information resources at once including PubMed, Toxnet, PubChem, ChemIDplus, ClinicalTrials, and MedlinePlus. Its mobile site can be accessed at http://druginfo.nlm.nih.gov/m.drugportal/
The United States Pharmacopeia (USP) (print copy)
Available at the Reserve section in Hardin Library. Call number RS141.2 .P5
Users are required to create a individual account to access this resource. Please use your University (uiowa.edu) email address for your account.
The USP-NF (United States Pharmacopeia–National Formulary) is a combination of two official compendia, the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) and the National Formulary (NF). It contains standards for medicines, dosage forms, drug substances, excipients, biologics, compounded preparations, medical devices, dietary supplements, and other therapeutics.
This list is compiled by Vern Duba at the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy.
Click on "Drug ID" above the main search box.
Click on “Pill Identifier" tab on the top and enter known physical description information.
Drug Labels/Package Inserts
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER)
The CDER website contains information on drug approvals, labeling, side effects, equivalency, and withdrawals.
Provided by National Library of Medicine. Contains package inserts for FDA approved drug products and package inserts for biologics approved by FDA Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER).
Allows you to search for information on FDA approved drug and selected therapeutic biological products.
Search the drug name and select Drug Information from the result list. Look for "Pricing: US " in left side bar.
When using a hard-wired computer at the College of Pharmacy to access Micromedex, one has access to RED BOOK, a drug pricing resource.