Drug Databases

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The "Explore by General Category" links allow the user to browse the databases included in Lexicomp Online. Clicking on the "Drugs" button from the home page will take the user to a listing of available drug databases. This screen provides brief overviews of each drug database that is available with Lexicomp Online. The left side of the screen provides links to the available indexes for each database.

Click on the database name to display a more detailed overview of the content available in that database, as well as a list of the editorial panel. The "Indexes" links on the left side of the screen can be used to browse each database via a number of useful indexes.

Generic Names

This link will display an alphabetical index of generic drug names. Click on a letter to display a list of generic drugs that begin with that letter. From the list of drugs, you can view a drug monograph by clicking on the name of the medication.

U.S. Brand Names

This link will display an alphabetical index of brand name products marketed in the United States. Click on a letter to display a list of brand name products that begin with that letter. From the list of brand name products, you can view a drug monograph by clicking on a product from the list.

Canadian Brand Names

This link will display an alphabetical index of brand name products marketed in Canada. Click on a letter to display a list of brand name products that begin with that letter. From the list of brand name products, you can view a drug monograph by clicking on a product from the list.

Charts/Special Topics

This link will provide an alphabetical listing of all Charts/Special Topic documents available within this database. The Charts/Special Topics section consists of supplemental information such as drug comparison charts, treatment overviews and other therapeutically relevant topics.

Changed Last 7 Days

This index displays Lexicomp drug monographs that have been updated or modified in the last seven (7) days. From this list, the user can click on a drug and view the monograph.

Pharmacologic/Therapeutic Category

This index will display an alphabetical listing of pharmacologic categories. Clicking on a pharmacologic category will display drugs in that category. From this list, the user can click on a drug displayed and access the monograph for that drug.

REMS

This index provides a list of drugs that have a Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) field. From the list, the user can click on a drug and access the monograph. Users should be aware that delays in the publication of initial or revised REMS information by manufacturers or the FDA may delay the availability of such information in Lexicomp content.

Monographs with Prescribing and Access Restrictions

This index provides a list of drugs that have restricted access or prescribing restrictions that fall outside of the FDA?s REMS program. From this list, the user can click on a drug and access the monograph.

Monographs with Black Box Warnings

This index provides a list of drugs that have a black box warning included in the manufacturer?s product labeling. From this list, the user can click on a drug and access the monograph for that drug.

Monographs with Special Alerts

This index displays a list of drugs that have a Special Alert.
The "Special Alert" field displays important information, such as new warnings, adverse reactions, recalls, etc., that is of a time-sensitive nature. From this list, the user can click on a drug and access the monograph for that drug.

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