Epocrates Rx for Android

Free mobile drug reference

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Welcome to the Epocrates Rx drug reference for Android! This native application allows quick access to thousands of drug monographs, formularies, drug-drug interactions, a pill identifier tool, and more.

Plus, you can easily locate your frequently accessed drugs, tools, and calculators when you select "add to favorites" or view your history from the home screen.

Instantly access drug prescribing and safety information for thousands of brand and generic drugs. Search for a drug by name or drug class; then you can 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
  • Up-to-date, detailed formulary information for national and regional healthcare insurance formularies, including all Medicare Part D plans
  • Approximate retail drug pricing for patients paying out-of-pocket
  • Pill pictures within the drug monograph showing you and your patients exactly what each drug looks like
  • Safety and monitoring information, such as pregnancy risk categories, lactation safety ratings, monitoring parameters and therapeutic drug levels
  • Manufacturing information including DEA/FDA status
  • Pharmacology information, including metabolism, excretion, drug class, and mechanism of action

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?

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

The powerful InteractionCheck enables you to check for interactions among up to 30 drugs at a time.

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

Epocrates Rx for Android Requirements

  • Android OS
    • Android device with v1.6 or higher
  • Minimum available memory
    • 45 MB
  • Important notes:
    • Download time may be up to 25 minutes
  • To check your Android OS, click here

Epocrates Rx is available for the following platforms: