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Reference Guide for Pharmacy Students: Drug Databases

Citation format based on AMA for College of Pharmacy students

Drug Databases

When you log into the Purdue University Libraries system to access these databases, the URL is specific to YOU at that moment; no one else would be able to use it and access the same information.  Use only the company or vendor URL as your reference.

Authors (if applicable). Name of monograph or document. Database name. Company (or vendor) maintaining the database. City, State Abbreviation. Available at: URL. Accessed Month day, year.

Facts & Comparisons eAnswers

Name of monograph, specific topic or chart. Specific database. Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. Riverwoods, IL. Available at:  http://online.factsandcomparisons.com. Accessed Month day, year.

Example
Atorvastatin.  Drug Facts and Comparisons. Facts & Comparisons eAnswers. Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. Riverwoods, IL.  Available at:  http://online.factsandcomparisons.com.  Accessed August 24, 2016.

Drug Interactions
Pravachol Oral - Tricor Oral.  Interactions. Facts & Comparisons eAnswers. Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. Riverwoods, IL.  Available at:  http://online.factsandcomparisons.com.  Accessed August 24, 2016.

Lexi-Comp Online

Name of monograph, specific topic or chart. Specific database. Lexicomp. Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. Riverwoods, IL. Available at:  http://online.lexi.com. Accessed Month day, year.

Example
Entanercept. Lexi-Drugs. Lexicomp. Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. Riverwoods, IL.  Available at:  http://online.lexi.com.  Accessed August 24, 2016.

Drug Interactions

Pravachol - Tricor. Interactions. Lexicomp. Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. Riverwoods, IL.  Available at:  http://online.lexi.com.  Accessed August 24, 2016.

Micromedex
 
NOTE:  Micromedex format differs slightly from Facts & Comparisons eAnswers and Lexicomp.
 

Title of monograph or document. Micromedex Solutions. Truven Health Analytics, Inc. Ann Arbor, MI. Available at: http://www.micromedexsolutions.com. Accessed Month day, year.

Example
Entanercept.  Micromedex Solutions.  Truven Health Analytics, Inc. Ann Arbor, MI.  Available at: http://www.micromedexsolutions.com.  Accessed August 24, 2016.

Drug Interactions
Pravachol - Tricor. Drug Interactions.  Micromedex Solutions.  Truven Health Analytics, Inc. Ann Arbor, MI.  Available at: http://www.micromedexsolutions.com.  Accessed August 24, 2016.