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Provide the best possible patient care with Epocrates Online - a free, fast, and effective way to find clinical information at the point of care.

Unlike other online medical references, Epocrates Online organizes practical, peer-reviewed content with a unique patient-centered approach, providing you with answers, not more questions.

  • Continually updated, integrated drug and disease information
  • The most relevant information, by clinicians, for clinicians
  • Easy-to-use expandable menus that let you go from concise to comprehensive
  • Look up a monograph directly, or find specific information through an open-text search

Watch this 5 minute video to see how Epocrates Online can help you at the point of care.

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Instantly access drug prescribing and safety information for more than 3,500 brand and generic drugs. Search for a drug by name, first letter, or class, and then review:

  • Adult and pediatric dosing for FDA-approved and off-label indications
  • Black box warnings, contraindications, and cautions
  • Serious and common adverse reactions and drug interactions (organized by clinical category)
  • Safety and monitoring information, such as pregnancy risk categories, lactation safety ratings, monitoring parameters and therapeutic drug levels
  • Manufacturer information, approximate retail pricing, and FDA/DEA status
  • Pharmacology information, including metabolism, excretion (i.e., half-life), drug class, and mechanism of action
  • Full-color pill pictures
  • Patient education handouts in English and Spanish

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Your patients and caregivers will appreciate you printing these friendly medication handouts in English and Spanish. Each handout addresses common concerns such as:

  • How to take the medication
  • Possible side effects
  • What the medication looks like

Plus, confirm your patients are taking the right drug at the proper dosage, or show them what their prescription will look like, by reviewing full-color images of their medications.

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There are some things you just can’t do in your head!

The powerful MultiCheck feature enables you to check for interactions among as many as 50 drugs at a time.

Potential interactions are organized by clinical category to help you determine the appropriate action.

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Epocrates Online contains up-to-date, detailed formulary information for national and regional healthcare insurance formularies, including all Medicare Part D plans, and provides easy access to therapeutic alternatives.

  • Select the insurance formularies you use most often.
  • Quickly check to see which drugs are covered.
  • Find plan-specific details on copay tiers, prior authorization requirements, quantity limits, and step-therapy guidelines
  • Search for preferred therapeutic alternatives.

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Easily find clinical answers to your questions about hundreds of diagnoses, with evidence-based content from the BMJ Group, publishers of the British Medical Journal.

  • Search by disease name/first letter, specific topic, or category.
  • Review key highlights or detailed diagnosis and treatment information, including:
    • Basics - Definition, Vignette, Epidemiology, Etiology
    • Diagnosis - Approach, Risk Factors, History & Exam, Tests, Differential (critical differential diagnoses highlighted), Criteria, Screening
    • Treatment - Approach, Tx Details, Emerging Tx, Prevention
    • Followup - Overview, Complications
    • References and evidence scores
    • Image Library
  • Easily access more in-depth information as needed
    • Review convenient summaries for key information.
    • Choose whether to see additional details, references, and images.

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The Epocrates OTC drug module provides the latest information on hundreds of brand name over-the-counter drugs. Each product-specific monograph answers questions such as:

  • What are the active ingredients and their uses?
  • What's the dose for my patient's age?
  • What flavors are available?
  • Does the product contain alcohol, sugar, or dyes?
  • Will it interact with prescription and herbal medications?
  • Is there another product with the same active ingredients, but in a chewable or liquid form? 
  • My patient needs an analgesic, an antihistamine, and an antitussive; is there one product with all of these?
  • Is this product covered by my patient's health insurance?

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Share Epocrates drug information with your colleagues and patients. Now you can easily print Epocrates information, or email up to five people at once. For example, share:

  • Entire drug monographs and monograph sections
  • Drug interaction details
  • Patient education handouts
  • Pill pictures

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Epocrates Online Requirements:

  • Compatible Web Browsers
    • Mozilla Firefox 2 and later
    • Safari 2 and later (for Mac)
    • Safari 3 and later (for Windows)
    • Internet Explorer 6 and later

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