Micromedex Drug Reference Essentials iOS
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Micromedex Drug Reference Essentials

by Truven Health Analytics Inc.

Universal App - Designed for both iPhone and iPad.

Price: $2.99

App Description

Micromedex® Drug Reference Essentials is now available for only $2.99 per year. Now you can access the same evidence-based Micromedex® content you rely on, anytime, anywhere, via your iPhone and iPad.

Please note: if you or the organization you work for has an Internet-based subscription to Micromedex*, then this app is included with your subscription at no charge. Please search in iTunes for the free version of this app, called Free Micromedex® Drug Reference for Internet Subscribers.

Micromedex® Drug Reference Essentials provides on-the-go access to the industry’s most trusted and comprehensive drug information, when and where it’s needed most. Users will find peace of mind knowing the content is backed by the same thorough, unbiased editorial process as all Micromedex solutions.

An internet connection is not required, allowing for access at anytime from anywhere.

The app is part of the Micromedex Medication Management apps bundle, which includes Micromedex Drug Interactions and Micromedex IV Compatibility. The trio is an inexpensive solution to your on-the-go medication management needs.

Drug Reference Essentials contains concise information on 4500+ search terms, covering common needs such as:

•Adult and pediatric dosage
•Adverse effects (separated into “common” and “serious”)
•Drug interactions

As well as:
•Black box warnings
•Breast feeding
•Common trade names
•Dose adjustments
•Generic names, including selected combination products
•How supplied
•Indications (differentiated as “FDA labeled” and “non-FDA labeled”)
•Mechanism of action
•Pregnancy category
•Therapeutic class

*Not sure if your employer has an Internet subscription to Micromedex via the internet? Check with your Chief Medical Officer, Director of Pharmacy, Medical Librarian, or others in your facility responsible for clinical reference information. Or reach out to us via http://micromedex.com/mobile/drugreferenceessentials.

What's new in version 1.77.0

Drug content update.

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App Details

Current Version: 1.77.0
File Size: 5Mb
Genre: Medical
Publisher: Truven Health Analytics Inc.
Content Rating: 12+
Users Rating: 1.50 (52 reviews)

App Overview

The Micromedex Drug Reference Essentials app game is now available for $2.99 on iOS. The app is compatible with iOS 6.0 or later on the following devices: iPhone 6, iPad 3, iPad Mini and iPod Touch 5G or newer.

Download Micromedex Drug Reference Essentials and use it on your iPhone or iPad (See button below). You can find links to download the app here.

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Micromedex Drug Reference Essentials Has Add-Ons

  • $2.99

    Drug Info Content Subscription

Note: Add-ons available as in-app purchases


  • Nursing Student

    Rated 3 out of 5
    By Billeyclubs, March 25, 2017
    At first, I too had trouble with creating a user account as others had mentioned in the reviews. The fields...
  • Drug

    Rated 5 out of 5
    By Akarpharmacy, February 11, 2017
  • Great

    Rated 5 out of 5
    By Mamaturman, January 23, 2017
    This is the best thing for my Pharmacology class right now! So helpful.
  • Great Useful App!

    Rated 5 out of 5
    By Petersen113, September 9, 2016
    As a pharmacy student and soon to be pharmacist, I love this app. I like the design and mobile device...
  • Great App

    Rated 5 out of 5
    By علي محمد عبدالرحمن, August 7, 2016
    I've been working on this app for about 9 years since I was pharmacy student. I'm pursuing my graduate study and...
  • Need pay more offline

    Rated 5 out of 5
    By Peravichus, March 6, 2016
    Need to pay per year for IV compatibility, Drug interaction like Micromedex drug reference Essentials ( not have an internet-based)
  • RN

    Rated 5 out of 5
    By former happy buyer, December 10, 2015
    This version has broken it/-with WiFi required to open it so it can auto update, I can no longer...
Our Verdict: Pass

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