Epocrates for Apple iOS Overview
Published 09/13/2011 12:51 PM | Updated 02/04/2013 10:50 AMThis FAQ article refers to iPhone and iPod touch. For iPad and iPad mini, please view this article.
How to Get the Newest Version of EpocratesTo update to the newest version, 5.2:
- Tap the App Store icon.
- Tap the Updates tab.
- Scroll down to Epocrates and tap it.
- Tap the Update button.
- Follow the on-screen instructions.
- Launch Epocrates on your iPhone/iPod touch.
- From your Epocrates homepage, swipe the screen to the left screen and tap the "Updates" icon.
- Tap on "Check For Updates/Update Now."
Epocrates for Apple iOS System RequirementsThe current version of Epocrates, 5.2, requires Apple iOS 4.3 and higher.
Other items such as the Disease and Lab Test references, the Update function, and built-in tutorials can be found by swiping the screen from one side to the other. The number of screens are indicated by the wrench and dot icons that appear toward the bottom. The wrench page is the Epocrates settings page.
From within a drug monograph, you may access additional integrated features at the bottom of the screen such as:
Interaction Check - Check for potentially harmful drug-drug interactionsYou can move the icons from a different page to the main page. Just press and hold until you see the icon enlarge then you should be able to slide to the preferred location. Please use this to organize your icons for easy access.
Favorites - Add frequently-used monographs & calculators to Favorites for quick access
Notes - Take down important notes that auto-save within a monograph
Contact Manufacturer - A direct line for answers to your product-related questions
Online Resources - Prescribing information, scientific literature, & more
Please visit our iPhone tips page for more information.
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