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Micromedex Drug Reference Essentials

Universal App – Optimized for iPhone and iPad.

Published by: Truven Health Analytics Inc.

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  • Current Version 1.77.0
  • Size 5.43 MB
  • Released Feb 27, 2014
  • Age 12+
  • Category Medical
  • User Ratings 1.50 (5 votes)

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:
•Administration
•Black box warnings
•Breast feeding
•Common trade names
•Contraindications
•Dose adjustments
•Generic names, including selected combination products
•How supplied
•Indications (differentiated as “FDA labeled” and “non-FDA labeled”)
•Mechanism of action
•Monitoring
•Precautions
•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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Latest App Activity
  • 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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Micromedex Drug Reference Essentials is a universal iOS app available in the App Store for $2.99 (Ads free) with no in-app purchases. The app is compatible with all devices running iOS 6.0 or later, including the new iPhone 6 and iPad Mini. To download the Micromedex Drug Reference Essentials app click the button below to go to the app's download page.

Micromedex Drug Reference Essentials Support.


Our Verdict: Pass
5/10

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This review of Micromedex Drug Reference Essentials was written by Carol Swift

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