Micromedex is a collection of many different drug databases, including Martindale, the Physician’s Desk Reference (PDR), DRUGDEX, DISEASEDEX, POISONDEX, and several alternative medicine databases. Drugs can be searched by trade name, generic name, or “street” name. Information on drug indication, dosage, drug interaction and side effects and poison control information can be found in Micromedex. It covers all FDA approved medications as well as a database of alternative medicines.
For mobile access:
1. Download the free Micromedex app from the iTunes Store, Google Play, or the Windows Store
2. Access Micromedex via the OHSU Library
3. Click on the Download Center link in the upper right hand corner of the resulting page.
4. Follow the instructions found on the resulting page. Passwords needed to access the various apps included in the OHSU Library's Micromedex subscription are included here.