Drug Information Databases

Adult Drug Information

Our most extensive database, Lexi-Drugs® provides clinicians in-depth information on: adverse reactions, Canadian brand names, dosing, FDA special alerts, medication safety issues, pharmacodynamics/kinetics and trade names from over 100 countries. Lexi-Drugs provides unique information for different patient populations, as well as information tailored to the needs of the following clinical specialties: pharmacy, nursing, internal medicine, cardiology, oncology, psychiatry, anesthesiology and dentistry. Lexi-Drugs is also a CMS-approved compendium for off-label oncology uses of drugs.

Neonatal Drug Information

Evidenced-based and fully referenced, our neonatal-specific content is located within the Pediatric & Neonatal Lexi-Drugs database. This database is intended to help clinicians make safe neonatal dosing decisions and enhance patient care. It offers timely drug information for this vulnerable patient population compiled from a broad array of trusted sources. The database contains more than 300 professional drug monographs with up to 45 fields of information, including dosing information for neonates and infants, pregnancy and lactation information, usual concentration, drug interactions, IV compatibility, and more.

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Facts & Comparisons Off-Label Database

With content developed by industry-leading Wolters Kluwer Clinical Drug Information application Facts & Comparisons®, the Facts & Comparisons Off-Label database provides in-depth information on off-label uses along with valuable context to inform decision making. Search the database or link to it from the off-label uses field in hundreds of Lexi-Drugs® core drug monographs to find evidence ratings and information on therapy considerations, dosing and population studies, risk/benefit discussion, and more.

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Comparative Efficacy and Role in Therapy

Physicians and pharmacists can review comparative efficacy studies for individual drugs and drug classes when choosing a particular drug over another for a specified disease or condition — allowing clinicians to more easily review clinical evidence when making a determination about the relative efficacy of different drug therapies. Available as part of the Formulary Decision Support Bundle.

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AHFS DI® Essentials™

AHFS DI Essentials provides quick access to an additional source for in-depth, evidence-based drug information - including off-label uses - that helps clinicians answer tough questions at the point of care. Search this database, and link directly to AHFS drug monographs from within Lexicomp Online.

AHFS Drug Information®

AHFS Drug Information provides quick access to an additional source for in-depth, evidence-based drug information — including off-label uses — that helps clinicians answer tough questions at the point of care. Search this database, and link directly to AHFS DI Essentials drug monographs from within Lexicomp Online. Recognized as an official compendium by the U.S. Congress, AHFS Drug Information is the only drug information resource published by a professional scientific association.

Martindale: The Complete Drug Reference™

Martindale gives clinicians quick and easy access to in-depth information on pharmaceutical products available worldwide. Accessible within Lexicomp Online, Martindale provides an unrivaled, globally-focused resource for identifying medications, local equivalents, manufacturers, and more.

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The 5-Minute Clinical Consult

Based on the popular print title, this database provides the most commonly relevant information about more than 900 medical conditions, diseases, and procedures, as well as 30 treatment algorithms. The information is designed and structured to provide ready access to diagnosis and treatment information for the busy practitioner, resident, or student.

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Nursing Drug Information

Nursing Lexi-Drugs provides nurses and nursing students extensive clinical information for use at the point of care. Key fields of information include administration, monitoring, IV compatibility and reconstitution instructions, dosing, and patient education.

Natural Products

This Natural Products database provides clinicians valuable information on more than 400 commonly used natural products. Peer reviewed by an expert panel, professional monographs include in-line referencing and information on dosage, source, adverse reactions, uses and pharmacology, toxicology, pregnancy/lactation, and other key information.

Infectious Disease

Clinicians can use the information provided in this database to help diagnose and treat infectious diseases more effectively and efficiently. Specific clinical information includes combining disease syndromes, organisms, diagnostic tests, and antimicrobial therapy. Professional monographs for anthrax, botulism, smallpox, ebola, and other potential agents of bioterrorism are included.

Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures

The Lab & Diagnostic Procedures database provides clinicians detailed descriptions of diagnostic tests and procedures, as well as current information concerning the background and context of laboratory tests. Users can access information on patient preparation, specimen collection/handling, and clinical test result interpretation within numerous clinical areas and diagnostic disciplines.


Lexicomp provides access to both Summary Pharmacogenomics monographs, as well as an in-depth Pharmacogenomics database to provide a foundation for clinicians who will be called on to integrate rapidly expanding genomic knowledge into the management of drug therapy.

Summary Pharmacogenomics focuses on a single drug or drug class for quicker access to actionable content for clinical use at the point of care. Summary monographs include management considerations, summary discussion of scientific and clinical studies data, quality of evidence ratings, and links to the in-depth database to support deeper research. The Pharmacogenomics database provides detailed information concerning key genetic variations that may influence drug disposition and/or sensitivity, including incidence, variability across population, pathophysiologic information, and more.

Dental Drug Information

The most extensive Lexicomp dental drug information database, Dental Lexi-Drugs provides quick access to timely dental-specific information at the point of care. Designed for the busy dental professional, Dental Lexi-Drugs contains vital information on over 7,500 drugs. Each monograph contains up to 32 fields of information, including key dental health fields such as local anesthetic/vasoconstrictor precautions, effects on dental treatment, and dental dosing for selected drug classifications.

Geriatric Drug Information

Geriatric Lexi-Drugs provides clinicians in-depth information on drug interactions and drug dosing in elderly and adult populations, as well as dosing adjustments for patients with renal/hepatic impairment. This specialized database contains more than 990 geriatric-sensitive professional drug monographs, supplying up to 44 key fields of information.

Global Drug Information

This database gives clinicians access to extensive information on select drugs available outside the United States. It complements Lexi-Drugs and includes information on dosing and dosage forms, as well as potential restrictions.

Pregnancy and Lactation Information

Lexicomp has developed the Pregnancy & Lactation database to offer in-depth, detailed content on drug use during pregnancy and breast-feeding. This evolving database reviews the most commonly-used drugs for women of reproductive age and pregnant women. Medication-related information addressed in this resource includes pregnancy issues related to the fetus/infant and mother, supported by data from both human and animal studies. In addition, the database also provides detailed information on how much drug enters breast milk and, subsequently, reaches the infant. Monographs may also include a Pregnancy Registry contact information field and a Selected Readings section that lists the clinical guidelines related to the use of the drug in pregnant women.

Briggs' Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation

Featuring content from the highly respected Briggs’ Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation, this database complements our proprietary Pregnancy & Lactation database and increases the breadth and depth of information related to medication safety and appropriate drug use during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Featuring more than 1,000 monographs, the Briggs’ database provides information on a drug’s pharmacologic category and summaries of precautions and appropriate uses related to pregnancy, fetal risk, and breast-feeding. It also includes pregnancy and breast-feeding recommendations with links to definitions and in-line reference links to PubMed.

Drug Allergy and Idiosyncratic Reactions

Drug Allergy and Idiosyncratic Reactions addresses drug allergies, including reactions by drug class, considerations when managing patients with reported allergies, and more. This innovative database is based on integration of scientific and clinical literature and offers unique insight on allergic mechanisms, concepts and categorizations. In addition, this database discusses idiosyncratic reactions which may be confused with allergy, either due to clinical presentation or patient-reported events. This data will assist the clinician in addressing allergy-related issues which are often difficult to interpret in clinical practice.