Micromedex Drug Reference Essentials
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Micromedex Drug Reference Essentials

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Price: $2.99

App Details

Developer: Truven Health Analytics Inc

Genre: Medical

Current Version: 1.77.0

App Size: 5.43 MB

Age Rating: 12+

Ratings: 1.50 (5 votes)


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 Changes

  • Version 1.68.0 Jan 23, 2015
  • Version 1.62.0 Aug 28, 2014
  • Version 1.59.0 May 22, 2014
  • Version 1.58.0 Apr 21, 2014
  • Version 1.57.0 Feb 27, 2014
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iOS Compatibility & Supported Devices

Micromedex Drug Reference Essentials requires iOS 6.0 or later, and supported on the following devices: iPhone 6 ,iPhone 5 ,iPad 3 ,iPad Mini and iPod Touch 5G or newer.

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Our Verdict: Pass

Recent Reviews

3 out of 5
Nursing Student

At first, I too had trouble with creating a user account as others had mentioned in the reviews. The fields...

By Billeyclubs.
March 25, 2017
5 out of 5


By Akarpharmacy.
February 11, 2017
5 out of 5

This is the best thing for my Pharmacology class right now! So helpful.

By Mamaturman.
January 23, 2017

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