Answered By: Juliet Marconi
Last Updated: Nov 10, 2017     Views: 6

Following are instructions for checking drug interactions in Micromedex 2.0 (available via CKN).

Step one: Click the ‘Drug Interactions’ tab at the top of the page. Search for each drug and click the arrow button to add it to your list.

Micromedex 2.0 Searching drug interactions step 1

Step two: Once the list is complete, click ‘Submit’ to check interactions between all drugs in that list.

Micromedex 2.0 checking drug interactions Step 2

Step three: The top of results page will display a summary of drug-drug interactions for that list. You can also scroll down to see drug-food, drug-ethanol interactions etc.

Micromedex 2.0 checking drug interactions step 3

 

Step four: Click on the blue writing for each interaction to see a more detailed explanation, including Clinical Management, Onset, Mechanism and evidence from the literature.

Micromedex 2.0 checking drug interactions step 4

For further help, see the Micromedex 2.0 User Guide link below.

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