OTC Drug Information in Epocrates
Published 06/19/2009 11:03 AM | Updated 11/28/2012 08:25 AM
QuestionAre over-the-counter medications available in Epocrates?
AnswerOver-the-counter (OTC) medications are available with all Epocrates mobile and online products. Product-specific monographs answer 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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