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Drug Information Resources

Kathy Davies
Summer 2005

Drug/Pharmacy Databases
MICROMEDEX
InfoPoems
STAT!Ref
Drug Information Page
Clinical Pharmacology
MEDLINEPlus (Consumer level)

Micromedex
Drug ID Search
Trade/Generic Names
Drug Topic Search
Therapeutic Use, Dosage
Contraindications & Interactions
Drug Databases Include

Martindales Drug Guide, USP DI


Alternative Medicines, DRUG DEX
Drug IV Compatibility

Micromedex: Drug Interaction

Micromedex: Drug IV Compatibility

InfoPoems
Clinical summaries; links to MEDLINE

for more information


Griffiths

Five Minute Consult


Drug Treatment
Prognosis
Drugs of Choice
Photographic atlas

Info Poems: Drug Data

Drug search: Indications

STAT!Ref
Search single/multiple texts for topics
Multidisciplinary coverage
Key texts include:
ACP

PIER
Review of Natural Products
Basic and Clinical Pharmacology
Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses

STAT!Ref
Sort Results by categories
Point

of Care
Discipline
Suggests similar/related terms to search
Links to medical calculators, decision

trees
Steadmans Medical Dictionary

STAT!Ref

Drug Search: Cox Inhibitors

Drug Information Page


Selection of drug resource links

http://www.mcg.edu/library/eresources/professdrinfo.html

Orange Book
TOXNET
FDA Adverse Event Reporting System
Drug Imprint Code Search
Formulary Information (MCGHI)
FDA Drug Approval List

Drug Information Page

* Link on Library Home Page

MCG Formulary
(Campus Access Only)

MEDLINEPlus
Consumer health topics
Physician/Health

Care Directories

Tutorials
Drug

Information for patients


Basic medical encyclopedia

Clinical Pharmacology
Galileo, in Academic Search Premier
Choose

Database option

Includes the following information:


OTC

products, US prescription drugs


Investigational drugs
Herbal/nutritional supplements

Clinical Pharmacology

Clinical Pharmacology: Patients


Patient Education materials
Spanish/English versions
Basic information includes:
Drug

usage
Possible side effects,
When to notify health care provider

Clinical Pharmacology: Patients

Complementary Medicine (CAM)


Herbal/Nutritional Medicine Links
IBIDS

(International Supplements)
CARDS (US diet supplement research)
CHID Combined Health Database

Complementary medicine subset

Phytotherapies

Alternative practitioners herb data

Complementary Medicine (CAM)


CAM page
http://www.mcg.edu/Library/eresources/cam.html
MEDLINE has complementary medicine subset
GALILEO

AltHealthWatch:

herbal medicine, yoga, etc

Clinical Trials
Includes

drug information & CAM trials

Complementary Medicine (CAM)


HerbMed
Efficacy

& Safety Information


Preparation & Blends
Pharmacology
Links to MEDLINE references

PDA Resources
MICROMEDEX
Drug

Interaction Tool

InfoPoems PDA version


Need

Memory Card
Multiple databases
Clinical Pearls

Mobile MICROMEDEX
Must have customer number from

website
Resources Include:
Drug

Interaction Tool
Toxicology Information
Alternative Medicine
Can choose which sections to download

to save memory on device

MICROMEDEX Download

InfoPoems: PDA Views

PDA Resources
PDA Reference Books
Requires Acrobat Reader
Get password form Library Information

721-3441

Handbook of Psychiatric Drugs


Pediatric Drug Reference
PDA Resources page
http://www.lib.mcg.edu/resources/pda/index.php