Lexicomp Drug Interactions combines medical literature and scientific understanding of drug interactions in an electronic platform, providing an efficient way to inform professionals about adverse drug events that could compromise the care of patients.
Lexicomp drug information is directly integrated into UpToDate.
Go to UpToDate and enter a drug name in the New Search box and click Search. Notice your results display the generic drug name:
Click a record to view the Lexicomp information. From the record, you will also see a link that allows you to access additional results in Lexicomp Online:
In addition to having access to Lexicomp Online, you can also directly search Lexi-Interact to view drug interactions.
Under the UpToDate search box, click Drug Interactions:
Enter two or more drug names to see how they interact:
Your results will tell you whether there is a significant interaction between the drugs.
X: Avoid Combination
D: Consider Therapy Modification
C: Monitor Therapy
B: No Needed Action
A: No Known Interaction
When viewing an article, scroll down to References, and click the PubMed ID number to see if the full-text article is available:
If the article is not available or you're prompted to pay, copy & paste the citation information into Article Finder.