IBM Micromedex, by Truven Health Analytics, offers a suite of clinical tools. It provides comprehensive drug, disease, and toxicology oriented information for healthcare professionals and patients.
|Drug, Disease and Toxicology Search||
Search for a particular drug, disease of toxicology.
The Drug Interactions tool helps you check for interacting drugs, their effects, and clinical significance.
Use the IV Compatibility tool to avoid potentially dangerous drug combinations. IV Compatibility provides easy access to Trissel’s™ 2 Clinical Pharmaceutics Database (Parenteral Compatibility) with proven data to support safe decisions for administering injectable drug in combination. Using information from leading IV compatibility expert, Lawrence Trissel, MS, FASHP, IV Compatibility presents compatibility results for over 50,000 parenteral drug combinations.
The Drug Identification tool can assist you in identifying pharmaceutical tablets, caplets, and capsules by any of their physical characteristics such as shape, color, pattern, or imprint code
View and compare drugs side-by-side with the Drug Comparison tool. Compare attributes such as: dosing, administration, indications, contraindications, precautions, adverse effects, and interactions to assist you in making the most informed choice.
CareNotes provides concise, customizable materials to address patient condition, treatment, follow-up care, psychosocial issues, continuing health, and the most frequently administered lab tests and drugs.
|NeoFax / Pediatrics||
NeoFax and Pediatrics provides tools to safely and efficiently prescribe, calculate, and administer drug therapy for neonates and children.
The RED BOOK searches and locates prices and descriptions for over 300,000 prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals, chemicals used for compounding and medical devices and supplies.
|Tox & Drug Product Lookup||
Tox & Drug Product Lookup Tool provides information on hundreds of thousands of products and substances. The source of the information comes from: DRUGDEX® and POISINDEX®.
|Calculators||Includes a variety of clinical calculators including those for antidote dosing and nomograms, laboratory values, dosing tools, and measurement calculators.|
|Micromedex Drug Interactions||Micromedex IV Compatibility|
|Micromedex NeoFax Reference||Micromedex Pediatrics Reference|
To activate the apps:
Click on the link for Download Mobile Apps
Choose the dropdown Micromedex Native Mobile Apps
Write down the password for the apps that you want to install. (There will be a password for each of the apps).
Download the Apps
Search for "Micromedex" in the app store on your mobile device (iOs, Google Play, etc)
Locate and download the desired app(s): Drug Reference, Drug Interactions, IV Compatibility, NeoFax Reference, or Pediatrics Reference
Register the App
Open the app on your device
Choose the option Micromedex Customer and then enter the password from the website.
Repeat for each of the Micromedex apps that you want.
The passwords are updated on an annual basis. When the year is up, as long as you are still a Lone Star College student, just go back to the database website and get the new password to regain access.
Use your 14-digit library barcode number (located on the back of your student ID card).
Don't have an ID? Get one from the library or fill out the online request form to get a barcode number.
You can also use your Lone Star email and password by clicking the link below the barcode login.