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Getting Started at UCSF Library

This guide will show you the things you need to know to make the most of UCSF Library, whether you are a student, resident, fellow, faculty or staff

Drug Databases

LexiComp https://ucsf.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://www.crlonline.com/crlsql/servlet/crlonline 

  • This combined e-Formulary enables access to current UCSF, ZSFG, Laguna Honda and Medi-Cal formulary information.
  • Comprehensive drug resource, it is also the drug information included in UpToDate
  • Mobile access for UCSF School of Pharmacy by request.
  • Mobile access for UCSF Medical Center by request.

Micromedex 2.0https://ucsf.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://www.micromedexsolutions.com 

Includes:

  • Comprehensive look-up of drug inforamtion
  • Alternative Medicine 
  • Imprint Codes/Drug ID
  • Interaction Checking
  • IV Compatibility
  • RED BOOK for drug pricing, drug data, and manufacturer information.
  • Drug therapy for pediatric and neonatal patients with NeoFax and Pediatrics
  • mobileMicromedex
  • Reprotox reproductive safety of medication
  • Martindale for international drug information including investigational and herbal products

Facts and Comparisons eAnswers https://ucsf.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://fco.factsandcomparisons.com/action/home?siteid=5&reauth

A comprehensive drug resource.  A strength is over 6,000 comparative drug tables. Review comparative efficacy data. Pill ID. Counsel and educate patients. Will generate a list of drugs for a disease or symptom.

 

 

Governmental Drug Resources

Daily Med https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/

  • The DailyMed database contains labeling, submitted to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) by companies, for the following products
  • Prescription drug and biological products for human use (labeling includes Prescribing Information, patient labeling, and carton and container labeling):
  • Nonprescription (e.g., over-the-counter) drug and biological products for human use
  • Some medical device information
  • Medical gases for human and animal use
  • Prescription and nonprescription drugs for animal use

Orange Book https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cder/ob/index.cfm

Search approved drug products by active ingredient, proprietary name, applicant, application number, dosage form, route of administration or patent number.

Other FDA Databases list: https://www.fda.gov/drugs/development-approval-process-drugs/drug-approvals-and-databases

 

Other Drug Information Sources

Pharmacy Library

Lippincott Health