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Pharmacy Resources

Basic list of resources available to students and faculty at Pacific University

Drug Information Resources by Question Type

 

Question Type First Choice             Second Choice
General, Product-Related Major Compendia* Prescribers' Digital Reference (PDR)
Adverse Effects

Major Compendia
UpToDate

AHFS Drug Information
DailyMed
Manufacturers' websites
Bioequivalency FDA Orange Book AHFS Drug Information
Chemical Data AHFS Drug Information
US Pharmacopeia-National Formulary (USP-NF) 
DrugBank
NLM Drug Information Portal
PubChem
Clinical Trials, Investigational Drugs ClinicalTrials.gov CenterWatch Clinical Trials
Comparative Information Major Compendia AHFS Drug Information
Compounding, Formulations Trissel's Stability of Compounded Formulation USP-NF
Contraindications Major Compendia AHFS Drug Information
Cost, Price, Drug Availability, Manufacturer Martindale
Merck
Mosby
Drugs.com
GoodRX.com

Dietary Supplements, Herbal Supplements

Natural Medicines
International Bibliographic Information on Dietary Supplements (IBIDS)
Alt HeatlhWatch
MedlinePlus Drugs, Herbs & Supplements,
NIH Dietary Supplement Label Database
FDA Dietary Supplements
Diseases, Diagnoses DiPiro's Pharmacotherapy 
ClinicalKey (CK)
UpToDate
Merck Manuals
Dosage Major Compendia
CK Drug Monographs
DailyMed
Drug Administration Major Compendia
CK Drug Monographs
 
Drug Identification Major Compendia Drugs.com Pill Identifier
NLM Pillbox
European Medicines Agency (EMEA)
Drug Interactions Major Compendia
CK Drug Monographs
Stockley's Drug Interactions
UpToDate
Immunization Schedules CDC Immunization Schedules  
IV Compatibility Major Compendia
Handbook on Injectable Drugs
 
Laboratory Tests Lab Tests Online
Mosby's Diagnostic & Laboratory Test Reference
 
Manufacturers Information Martindale
PDR
 
Nonprescription Drugs, Over-the-Counter Products Major Compendia
Handbook of Nonprescription Drugs
 
Patient Counseling/Education AHFS Consumer Medication
MedlinePlus
FDA for Consumers
Needy Meds
Safe Medication (ASHP)
Pharmaceutical Calculations Major Compendia ClinicalKey
UpToDate
Pharmacokinetics Major Compendia AHFS Drug Information
Martindale
Pharmacology Katzung's Basic & Clinical Pharmacology   
Pharmacotherapeutics Goodman & Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics
DiPiro's Pharmacotherapy
 
Pharmacy Law/Regulatory/Legal Pharmacy Practice & the Law FDA website
Pregnancy, Lactation Drugs in Pregnancy & Lactation (Briggs)
LactMed
 
Toxicology/Poisoning LiverTox
TOXNET
POISINDEX
TOXLINE in PubMed
Veterinary Medicine Merck Veterinary Manual (MVM)  
News Pharmacist's Letter
Prescriber's Letter
 
     
     

* Major Compendia: Facts & Comparisons, Lexi-comp, Micromedex

Credit: Finding Drug Information [Library Guides] by University of Washington, Health Sciences Library: https://guides.lib.uw.edu/hsl/drugs/home