Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Drug Information Resources

The DPIC of Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences is equipped with-

  • A library containing more than 1500 books/Publications related with all disciplines of medicine, e.g Physicians’ Desk Reference, British National Formulary, USP Drug Information, Drug Interaction Facts, Poisoning and Overdose Management, and a comprehensive collection of official books like USP, BP, USP-NF, etc.
  • 24 hour internet facility
  • More than 400 e-Software on medicine
  • Drug information consultants

Resource Links

General Drug Information

  1. The Internet Drug Index
    Provides monographs and patient information on most common prescription items. There is also a limited tablet identification feature.
  2. CenterWatch
    Information about clinical research and drugs in development.
  3. Doctor's Guide to Recently Approved Drugs & Indications
    Press releases on recently approved drugs or new indications for medications.
  4. Facts & Comparisons
    News about new drugs and medical research.
  5. Mayo Clinic
    Information about management of common disease/conditions as well as health promoting activities.
  6. RxMed
    Monographs on many prescription agents and dietary supplements. Information is also provided about common diseases and travelers health.
  7. World Wide Web Virtual Library Pharmacy
    Huge site with links to a variety of pharmacy associations, organizations & resources.
  8. Online Drug Information system
    Information about drugs available in Pakistan along with prices.

Government & Organization Web Pages

  1. Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality
    Contains a number of evidence-based recommendations for managing common medical conditions.
  2. Center for Disease Control
    Provides information about infectious disease, immunizations and other public health conditions.
  3. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
    Information about policy changes and services provided by Medicare or Medicaid Services.
  4. Food & Drug Administration
    This site has information about all products regulated by the FDA, including food, drug, medical devices, and biologicals. Information is also provided about recent approvals and withdrawals.
  5. National Institute of Health (NIH)
    Information about health conditions, recent news, and various organizations that are part of the NIH.
  6. National Library of Medicine
    The world's largest medical library, providing information on all areas of healthcare and medicine. The library also offers Medline access via PubMed.
  7. Orange Book
    Contains information about therapeutic equivalents of various products.

Drug-Drug Interactions

General Interactions:

Drug-Food Interactions

Drug-Herb Interactions

Renal Disease:

Drug Dosing and Drug-Induced Nephrotoxicity Clinical Practice Guidelines

Websites for Health Professionals

Professional Organizations

Drug Dosing in Renal Disease

Predicting Creatinine Clearance and GFR

Renal Patient Resources

Renal Demographics and Statistics

Infectious Disease

Patient Counseling Aids:

Medical Conditions:

Drug Monographs and Drug Information:

Health Information in Multiple Languages:

Patient Decision Aids:

Dynamic Searches:

Follow these links to search PubMed for the latest: