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Creatinine Clearance, IBW, Dosing Weight, BSA Calculator  Popular Links
From RPhWorld. Calculates creatinine clearance using umol/L as well as mg/dL as creatinine unit. Weight and height can be entered in conventional or SI. Height is optional for creatinine clearance calculation. Body Surface Area (BSA) can be calculated by various way: Dubois, Mosteller, Haycock, Gehan/George and Boyd.
Added on: 10-Nov-2005 Hits: 50231
Category: Calculators / Formulas / Clinical Tools/

ACEI and ARB Conversion and Therapeutic Equivalency  Popular Links
From Wayne State University School of Medicine
Added on: 21-Jan-2006 Hits: 34778
Category: Therapeutic Interchange & Potency Conversion/

Pediatric Dosing Chart and Calculator  Popular Links
Compiled by David Brown, PharmD, BCPS from Emery Eastside Medical Center. Built in calculator automatically calculates the dosing range based on entered weight. Dosing recommendations taken from Pediatric Dosage Handbook. 9th ed by Taketomo CK et al.
Added on: 08-Jul-2008 Hits: 34348
Category: Drug Use in Pediatrics & Neonates/

** Compatibility of Commonly Used Intravenous Drugs - CHART  Popular Links
Compatibility of Commonly Used Intravenous Drugs from Pharmacy Practice News, by Lisa Cayo, PharmD from Garden City Hospital, Michigan, published in Sept 2011. This is the most complete compatibility chart on the net.
Added on: 08-Nov-2011 Hits: 31650
Category: IV Manual and IV Compatibility/

Opioid Analgesic Dosage Conversion Chart  Popular Links
Compiled by a hospital pharmacist affiliated with VA Medical Center, Michigan. Equianalgesic dosage charts.
Added on: 25-Apr-2004 Hits: 31573
Category: Therapeutic Interchange & Potency Conversion/

PowerPak C.E. - Free pharmacy continuing education  Popular Links
Power-Pak C.E's online CE lessons are available at no charge for pharmacists, technicians, nurses and physicians. Programmes include on-line grading, instant statement of credits, and on-line test histories.
Added on: 16-Jan-2003 Hits: 29587
Category: Pharmacist Continuing Education/

Drug Prescribing in Renal Failure: Dosing Guidelines for Adults  Popular Links
Fourth Edition. Aronoff GR, Berns JS, Brier ME, Golper TA, Morrison G, Singer I, Swan SK, Bennett WM. American College of Physicians. Philadelphia. 1999 The online edition of this book provides dosing guidelines for adult drug prescriptions in renal failure. Information is provided on drugs within the classes of: analgesics, antihypertensives, cardiovascular agents, microbial agents, sedatives and hypnotics, neuroleptics, and more.
Added on: 10-Mar-2004 Hits: 28231
Category: Renal Insufficiency & Dialysis/

IV Dilution Guide  Popular Links
Compiled by David Brown, PharmD, BCPS from Emery Eastside Medical Center. Contains information on dilution, stability, duration of infusion as well as link to dosing calculators.
Added on: 08-Jul-2008 Hits: 25562
Category: IV Manual and IV Compatibility/

Drug Comparison Charts  Popular Links
Formulary by Vancouver Hospital & Health Sciences Centre. Contains useful clinical informations in chart forms such as Nebulized Medication Compatibility, Angiotensin II Receptor Blocker - Comparison, Systemic Corticosteroids - Comparison, and more.
Added on: 31-Mar-2004 Hits: 23151
Category: Drug Comparison Charts/

Drugs.com - Drug Interactions Checker  Popular Links
Multi-drugs interaction checker. Results displayed in concise manner.
Added on: 07-Mar-2003 Hits: 22932
Category: Drug Interaction/

Calculators - GlobalRPh  Popular Links

Added on: 19-Jan-2003 Hits: 21797
Category: Calculators / Formulas / Clinical Tools/

Dialysis of Drugs 2008  Popular Links
By Curtis A. Johnson. This widely-utilized reference provides concise, easy-to-use information on the dialyzability of drugs in patients receiving hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis.
Added on: 25-Jun-2004 Hits: 21423
Category: Renal Insufficiency & Dialysis/

Corticosteroid Conversion Calculator  Popular Links
By a clinical pharmacist affiliated from VA Medical Center, Michigan.
Added on: 25-Apr-2004 Hits: 19734
Category: Therapeutic Interchange & Potency Conversion/

Narcotic Equivalence Converter  Popular Links
From MedCalc. Calculator to covert the dose of narcotic A to the dose of narcotic B.
Added on: 30-Sep-2005 Hits: 18649
Category: Therapeutic Interchange & Potency Conversion/

IV Drug Compatibility Chart of selected meds  Popular Links
IV Drug Compatibility Chart of selected meds from Cengage Learning. Based on Handbook of Injectable Drugs, 16th Edition, by. Lawrence A. Trissel. The chart include compatibility information of these meds with most other parenteral medications. Alteplase (Activase, rTPA),Amiodarone (Cordarone), Argatroban, Atropine, Calcium chloride, Diltiazem (Cardizem), Dobutamine (Dobutrex),Dopamine, Epinephrine,(Adrenalin), Esmolol (Brevibloc), Furosemide (Lasix), Heparin, Insulin (regular), Lidocaine (Xylocaine),Lorazepam (Ativan), Magnesium Sulfate, Metoprolol Tartrate (Lopressor), Morphine Sulfate, Norepinephrine Bitartrate, Pantoprazole (Protonix), Phenytoin (Dilantin), Potassium chloride, Propofol (Diprivan), Sodium bicarbonate, Sodium nitroprusside (Nipride), Succinylcholine (Anectine), Verapamil
Added on: 08-Nov-2011 Hits: 18062
Category: IV Manual and IV Compatibility/

Pharmaceutical Solution Dilution Calculator  Popular Links
From RPhWorld, This calculator calculates the volume of stock solutions and water needed to make a desired concentration of final concentration of up to 4 component chemicals. It is based on the basic formula for concentration and volume determination: C1V1 = C2V2. Therefore, this calculator works for any concentration and volume units PROVIDED that these units are consistent.
Added on: 17-Sep-2006 Hits: 17749
Category: Calculators / Formulas / Clinical Tools/

Interpretation of Lab Results  Popular Links
Interpretation of Lab Results Compiled by a hospital pharmacist affiliated with VA Medical Center, Michigan.
Added on: 25-Apr-2004 Hits: 17695
Category: Lab, Medical Tests & Interpretations/

Pediatric Dosing Guidelines - Neonatology  Popular Links
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Formulary for neonates, with dosing guidelines by gestational age and weight and references.
Added on: 11-Mar-2004 Hits: 16818
Category: Drug Use in Pediatrics & Neonates/

Drug Drug and Drug Food Interactions  Popular Links
From AidsMeds.com. Comprehensive drug interaction database. Very similar to Drug Interaction Facts and Comparisons. Performs multi-drugs check.
Added on: 12-Mar-2004 Hits: 16549
Category: Drug Interaction/

Converting from IV to Oral Medications  Popular Links
From Drugs & Therapy Bulletin, SHANDS at the University of Florida.
Added on: 24-Oct-2005 Hits: 16460
Category: Route / Formulation Coversion/

Common Lab Values  Popular Links
Common Lab Values Compiled by a hospital pharmacist affiliated with VA Medical Center, Michigan.
Added on: 25-Apr-2004 Hits: 16425
Category: Lab, Medical Tests & Interpretations/

Abbreviated List of Medications That Should Not Be Crushed  Popular Links
Written by pharmacists from The University of Iowa based on article by John F. Mitchell, PharmD.
Added on: 23-Apr-2004 Hits: 15333
Category: Crush/With Foods/Empty Stomach?/

HSC Recipes for Manufacturing Common Oral Formulations  Popular Links
Compounding recipes from Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada on common pediatric formulation including: Acetazolamide 25mg/mL Oral Suspension, Aldactazide 5mg/mL Oral Suspension, Allopurinol 20 mg/mL Oral Suspension, Amlodipine 1 mg/mL Oral Suspension, Azathioprine 50 mg/mL Oral Suspension, Baclofen 5mg/mL Oral Suspension, Calcium Carbonate 200mg/mL Oral Suspension, Carvedilol 1.67mg/mL Oral Suspension, Chloroquine Phosphate 15 mg/mL Chocolate Syrup, Citric Acid 25% Solution, Clonazepam 0.1mg/mL Oral Suspension, Clonidine 0.1mg/mL Oral Suspension, Dantrolene Dapsone 2mg/mL Oral Suspension, Dexamethasone Phosphate 1 mg/mL Oral Syrup, Dipyridamole 10mg/mL Oral Suspension, Domperidone 5mg/mL Oral Suspension, Enalapril 1mg per mL Flecainide Acetate 20mg/mL Suspension, Gabapentin 100mg/mL Suspension, Hydrocortisone 1 mg/mL Oral Suspension, Hydralazine HCI 1mg/mL Oral Solution, Hydrochlorothiazide 5mg/mL Oral Susp, Indomethacin 5 mg/mL Oral Suspension, Ketoconazole 20mg/mL Oral Suspension, Levodopa 5mg/mL/Carbidopa 1.25mg/mL Oral Suspension, Losartan 2.5mg/mL Oral Suspension, 1% Methylcellulose SickKids, Metoprolol 10mg/mL Oral Suspension, Metronidazole 15 mg/mL Oral Suspension, Mexiletine 10mg/mL Oral Suspension, Midazolam HCl 3 mg/mL Oral Syrup, SickKids Mouthwash for Pain, Nadolol 10 mg/mL Oral Suspension, Nitrazepam 1 mg/mL Oral Suspension, Nitrofurantoin 10mg/ML Oral Suspension, Omeprazole 2mg/mL Oral Suspension, Oseltamivir 15 mg/mL Oral Suspension, Prednisone 5 mg/mL Oral Suspension, Preserved Water with Sodium Benzoate, Propranolol HCl 1 mg/mL Oral Suspension, Pyrazinamide 100mg/mL Oral Suspension, Pyrimethamine 2mg/mL Suspension, Riboflavin 10mg/mL Oral Suspension, Rifampin 25 mg/mL Oral Suspension, Sodium Bicarbonate 8.4%, Sotalol HCl 5 mg/mL Oral Suspension, Spironolactone 5mg/mL Oral Suspension, Sucrose 24% W V Oral Solution, Sulfasalazine 100mg/mL Oral Suspension, Suspending Vehicle SickKids Formulation, Tacrolimus 0.5mg/mL Oral Suspension, Terbinafine 25mg/mL Oral Suspension,Trimethoprim 10 mg/mL Oral Suspension, Ursodiol 50mg/mL Oral Suspension, Valganciclovir 60mg/mL Oral Suspension, Zinc Sulphate 10mg Zn++/mL Oral Solution
Added on: 28-Mar-2004 Hits: 15331
Category: Compounding & IV Ad/

IV Medication Guidelines / Parenteral Manual from John Dempsey Hospital  Popular Links
Parenteral Manual / Guidelines for administration of Intravenous medications from John Dempsey Hospital. Include indications, approved units for use, usual adult dose, maximum dose, comments and monitoring as well as side effects parameters.
Added on: 13-Apr-2011 Hits: 15287
Category: IV Manual and IV Compatibility/

Opioid Anagesic Dosage Converter  Popular Links
By a clinical pharmacist affiliated from VA Medical Center, Michigan.
Added on: 25-Apr-2004 Hits: 14931
Category: Therapeutic Interchange & Potency Conversion/

IV Dilution Standards - GlobalRPh  Popular Links
Compiled by a hospital pharmacist affiliated with VA Medical Center, Michigan. Info on standard dilution, stability, common dosage, as well as renal dosing of IV medications.
Added on: 31-Mar-2004 Hits: 14728
Category: IV Manual and IV Compatibility/

Automatic Therapeutic Substitution Dosage Conversion Guidelines  Popular Links
The University of Kansas Medical Center, Pharmacy. Include therapeutic interchanges for ACE INHIBITORS, ANGIOTENSIN RECEPTOR BLOCKERS, ANTIDIARRHEAL AGENTS, ANTIDEPRESSANT AGENTS, BETA BLOCKERS, CALCIUM CARBONATE, CALCIUM CHANNEL BLOCKERS, HMG-CoA REDUCTASE INHIBITORS, H2 RECEPTOR ANTAGONISTS, INSULIN - ANALOG, INTRANASAL CORTICOSTEROIDS, LOW MOLECULAR WEIGHT HEPARINS, LOW MOLECULAR WEIGHT HEPARINS, MEGESTEROL ACETATE, NICOTINE PATCHES, NSAIDS, OPHTHALMIC AGENTS, PROTON PUMP INHIBITORS - ORAL,INTRAVENOUS, SECOND-GENERATION ANTIHISTAMINES, SEDATIVE HYPNOTICS, URINARY ANTICHOLINERGICS, TOPICAL ANESTHETIC THROAT SPRAY, URSODIOL, VALACYCLOVIR.
Added on: 21-Nov-2008 Hits: 14442
Category: Therapeutic Interchange & Potency Conversion/

Comprehensive list of oral dosage forms that should not be crushed  Popular Links
Updated "Do Not Crush" List. From John F. Mitchell, Medication Safety Coordinator, University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers and ISMP
Added on: 22-Aug-2006 Hits: 14153
Category: Crush/With Foods/Empty Stomach?/

Lab Test and Interpretations  Popular Links
Lab Test and Interpretations Comprehensive database of lab tests including information from procedures to interpretation
Added on: 28-Mar-2004 Hits: 13267
Category: Lab, Medical Tests & Interpretations/

Neonatal Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN)  Popular Links
Department of Neonatal Medicine Protocol Book Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
Added on: 22-Aug-2006 Hits: 13096
Category: IV Manual and IV Compatibility/

Comprehensive list of therapeutic interchanges  Popular Links
From ASHP based on the Franciscan Health System Therapeutic Interchange Policy
Added on: 01-Jul-2008 Hits: 13073
Category: Therapeutic Interchange & Potency Conversion/

To mix or not to mix compatibilities of parenteral drug solutions  Popular Links
Pharmacy Department, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Sydney include: Mechanisms of incompatibility, Drugs that precipitate upon dilution, Precipitation of drugs due to pH change upon mixing, Ionic reactions forming insoluble substances, Denaturation of biological molecules, Evolution of gas
Added on: 15-Dec-2008 Hits: 13047
Category: IV Manual and IV Compatibility/

Sdrivers - Drug Compatibility Database  Popular Links
Sdrivers is a database of drug combinations that may be considered for use by continuous subcutaneous infusion (i.e. via a syringe driver).
Added on: 13-Mar-2004 Hits: 12909
Category: IV Manual and IV Compatibility/

Compounding Formula  Popular Links
From Compounding Today. Library of over 850 formula articles in PDF format. Need a paid subscription.
Added on: 24-Oct-2005 Hits: 12870
Category: Compounding & IV Ad/

MedCalc Online Clinical Calculators  Popular Links
Excellent tool. Has just about everything needed including Vancomycin and Gentamicin dosing.
Added on: 19-Jun-2005 Hits: 12505
Category: Calculators / Formulas / Clinical Tools/

IV Drug Stabilities when added to IV solutions  Popular Links
Compiled by David Brown, PharmD, BCPS from Emery Eastside Medical Center. Contains information on stability at room temperature and under refrigeration
Added on: 08-Jul-2008 Hits: 12418
Category: IV Manual and IV Compatibility/

Oncology Tools - Dose Calculator  Popular Links
From FDA. This calculator will convert a dose in mg/kg or mg/m2 to a total dose. It will also indicate the equivalent dose for several species of animals. The method to convert a dose from one species to another is to set the dose in mg/m2 the same.
Added on: 30-Sep-2005 Hits: 12290
Category: Calculators / Formulas / Clinical Tools/

Total Parenteral Nutrition Calculator from GlobalRPh  Popular Links
By a clinical pharmacist affiliated from VA Medical Center, Michigan. This calculator allows user to enter patients characteristic: age, gender, height, weight, stress factor, protein and lipid requirement, and it will calculate the estimated BEE, IBW, range of total caloric requirement, number of calories from lip, number of calories required from dextrose and protein needed.
Added on: 26-Apr-2004 Hits: 12053
Category: IV Manual and IV Compatibility/

Common Antidote Chart  Popular Links
Common Antidote Chart From California Poison Control System
Added on: 05-Oct-2005 Hits: 11932
Category: Poison Control & Toxicology/

Cardiac drugs non-formulary conversion  Popular Links
From University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center Pharmacy Services. ACEIs, ARBs, Nitrates, beta blockers, calcium channel blockers, statins
Added on: 24-Oct-2005 Hits: 11591
Category: Therapeutic Interchange & Potency Conversion/

Corticosteroid Dose Converter  Popular Links
From MedCalc. Calculator to covert the dose of steroid A to the dose of steroid B.
Added on: 30-Sep-2005 Hits: 11355
Category: Therapeutic Interchange & Potency Conversion/

Examining Penicillin Allergies  Popular Links
Wake Forest University School of Medicine powerpoint presentation on penicillin allergy covering: What is a true penicillin allergy?, How can we determine who is truly allergic?, What are the antimicrobial resistance and economic benefits of clarifying penicillin allergy?, A brief comment on cephalosporins, Who cares?! Infections for which penicillin is preferred or absolutely indicated., Approaching the patient with penicillin allergy
Added on: 02-May-2004 Hits: 11338
Category: Allergy / Reactivity / Cross Sensitivity/

Techniques & Procedures for Extemporaneous Compounding  Popular Links
Published by Paddocklabs, a specialized pharmaceutical company in Minnesota. Covers nonsterile and sterile, traditional and high technology compounding techniques and procedures. Go to Resources & Education.
Added on: 28-Mar-2004 Hits: 11312
Category: Compounding & IV Ad/

GI cocktail / Pink Lady Ingredients  Popular Links
Various formula for GI cocktail / Pink Lady ingredients.
Added on: 23-Apr-2011 Hits: 11213
Category: Calculators / Formulas / Clinical Tools/

Intravenous-to-Oral Switch Therapy  Popular Links
Intravenous-to-Oral Switch Therapy. From e-Medicine.
Added on: 02-May-2004 Hits: 11175
Category: Route / Formulation Coversion/

RxFiles - Drug Charts and Comparison  Popular Links
Canadian pharmacists-run site. Well researched, up-to-dated and concise comparisons of drugs within therapeutic classes presented in easy to read charts. Most classes of drugs are represented. Excellent resources.
Added on: 10-Mar-2004 Hits: 11160
Category: Drug Comparison Charts/

Sulfonylurea Dosage Conversion Table  Popular Links
From University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center Pharmacy Services
Added on: 24-Oct-2005 Hits: 11056
Category: Therapeutic Interchange & Potency Conversion/

Renal Impairment - WHO Model Formulary  Popular Links
World Health Organization. A comprehensive list of drugs to be avoided or used with caution in renal impairment.
Added on: 02-Apr-2004 Hits: 10987
Category: Renal Insufficiency & Dialysis/

Vancomycin Dosing and Pharmacokinetics  Popular Links
From MedCalc. Provides dosing information and pharmacokinetic parameters when patients weight, height, age, sex and Creatinine level are entered.
Added on: 30-Sep-2005 Hits: 10705
Category: Calculators / Formulas / Clinical Tools/

Cytochrome P450 Drug Interactions  Popular Links
Developed by the Indiana University Department of Medicine.
Added on: 07-Mar-2003 Hits: 10631
Category: Drug Interaction/

Drug Information Datasheets  Popular Links
Government of New Zealand Information for Health Professionals. Contains detailed prescribing information on a specific product.
Added on: 05-Apr-2004 Hits: 10591
Category: Drug Information Database/

Micromedex Drug Information for Professionals  Popular Links
US site. Offered by Drugs.com. Registration is FREE but required to use the drug information database from Micromedex. Need to use the Search function to find drug AND select "PDR Professional Information" for drug information from Micromedex. Otherwise, the drug info will be that for consumers from Multum database. Pill identification, drug interaction checker, latest drug news, and FDA drug alerts are other main features of this site.
Added on: 01-May-2004 Hits: 10551
Category: Drug Information Database/

FreeCE.com  Popular Links
Site for free CE programmes for health professionals. All programmes include on-line testing, grading and certificate completion if passing grade is achieved. If a free programme is not available, link is made to a similar programme offered for a nominal fee.
Added on: 16-Jan-2003 Hits: 10100
Category: Pharmacist Continuing Education/

ICU Meds Intravenous Drip Rate Calculator  Popular Links
By a clinical pharmacist affiliated from VA Medical Center, Michigan. Weight-based calculation dosage and drip rate of common IV medications used in ICU and ER.
Added on: 25-Apr-2004 Hits: 9991
Category: IV Manual and IV Compatibility/

Pregnancy - WHO Model Formulary  Popular Links
Appendix 2. World Health Organization. A comprehensive list of drugs and whether they are safe or unsafe in pregnancy.
Added on: 02-Apr-2004 Hits: 9775
Category: Drug Use in Pregnancy & Lactation/

Corticosteroids (Systemic) Potency  Popular Links
Vancouver Hospital & Health Sciences Centre Formulary
Added on: 23-Apr-2004 Hits: 9708
Category: Therapeutic Interchange & Potency Conversion/

Compounding (Alligation) Calculator  Popular Links
By a clinical pharmacist affiliated from VA Medical Center, Michigan.
Added on: 26-Apr-2004 Hits: 9642
Category: Compounding & IV Ad/

Interpretation of Lab Test Profiles  Popular Links
Interpretation of Lab Test Profiles Written by an MD from American Board of Pathology
Added on: 17-Jul-2005 Hits: 9638
Category: Lab, Medical Tests & Interpretations/

Creatinine Clearance Dosage Adjustment for Varying Degrees of Renal Dysfunction of Common Drugs  Popular Links
By University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Pharmacy Services
Added on: 27-Mar-2005 Hits: 9543
Category: Renal Insufficiency & Dialysis/

Benzodiazepines Potency  Popular Links
Vancouver Hospital & Health Sciences Centre Formulary
Added on: 23-Apr-2004 Hits: 9210
Category: Therapeutic Interchange & Potency Conversion/

Guidelines for Antibiotic Therapy 2010 Edition  Popular Links
Guidelines for Antibiotic Therapy 2010 Edition Official guideline at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Includes Current Susceptibility Data, Empiric Therapy, Prophylaxis, Dosing in Renal Failure, Cost of Antibiotics, Links to Other Relevant Sites, Clinical Microbiology Information, and Other Useful Information
Added on: 17-Apr-2004 Hits: 9125
Category: Antimicrobial Manuals/

Stability of drugs that require reconstitution  Popular Links
Compiled by David Brown, PharmD, BCPS from Emery Eastside Medical Center. Contains information on stability at room temperature and under refrigeration
Added on: 08-Jul-2008 Hits: 8912
Category: IV Manual and IV Compatibility/

Compounding Exercise - The Pharmaceutics and Compounding Laboratory  Popular Links
Excellent resources from School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The exercises are organized around two topics; more traditional pharmaceutical science laboratory exercises, and more contemporary pharmaceutical compounding laboratories. Also has a list of compounding formulations
Added on: 19-Apr-2004 Hits: 8889
Category: Compounding & IV Ad/

RxList Drug Information  Popular Links
US site. Comprehensive drug information database similar to Physician Desk Reference. Contains results from clinical trials that have been conducted on the drug that lead to its indications.
Added on: 10-Mar-2004 Hits: 8852
Category: Drug Information Database/

Drug Digest (Multicheck)  Popular Links
drug information and drug interaction checker
Added on: 10-Mar-2004 Hits: 8795
Category: Drug Interaction/

Aminoglycoside Dosing  Popular Links
From RxKinetics. Includes Hartform Nomogram, Urban and Craig Nomogram, and Consensus ODA Nomogram.
Added on: 17-Apr-2004 Hits: 8755
Category: Therapeutic Drug Monitoring & Dosing/

IV Dilution Information for Chemotherapy Medications  Popular Links
Compiled by David Brown, PharmD, BCPS from Emery Eastside Medical Center.
Added on: 08-Jul-2008 Hits: 8707
Category: IV Manual and IV Compatibility/

Database of Oral Liquid Formulations  Popular Links
Contains liquid oral formulations of a number of medications including stability of the preparations. References are documented. Written by a consultant pharmacist from New Zealand.
Added on: 10-Jun-2005 Hits: 8657
Category: Compounding & IV Ad/

mEq and mmol Calculation Information and Aligation Calculator  Popular Links
mEq and mmol Calculation Information and Calculator. Written by David Brown, Pharm D, BCPS, University of Georgia. Basic meq and mmol calculations, Mmol and meq of Phosphates. Electrolyte Concentrations and Aligation Calculator. Calcium Chloride, Calcium Gluconate, Magnesium Sulfate, Potassium Acetate, Potassium Chloride, Potassium Phosphate, Sodium Acetate, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Phosphate,Sodium Bicarbonate
Added on: 04-Apr-2011 Hits: 8584
Category: Compounding & IV Ad/

Parenteral (TPN) and Enteral Nutrition Calculator  Popular Links
From University of Kansas Medical Center.
Added on: 30-Sep-2005 Hits: 8541
Category: IV Manual and IV Compatibility/

Critical Care Tutorials  Popular Links
This site was developed to help residents during their critical care rotation in the surgical ICU at the University of Pennsylvania
Added on: 07-Jul-2008 Hits: 8467
Category: Clinical Specialties Resources/Critical Care

John Hopkins Antiobiotic Guide  Popular Links
John Hopkins Antibiotic Manual. Registration is free but required to use this authoritative guide to diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases. OR can use iMedisearch to search and pull article without the need for registration. e.g. searching for UTI, one may enter "UTI hopkins" in the search box.
Added on: 12-Mar-2004 Hits: 8258
Category: Antimicrobial Manuals/

Glucocorticoid Systemic Equivalencies  Popular Links
From University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center Pharmacy Services
Added on: 24-Oct-2005 Hits: 8250
Category: Therapeutic Interchange & Potency Conversion/

Antibiotic Dosing in Renal Impairment  Popular Links
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center Guidelines for Antibiotic Use
Added on: 17-Apr-2004 Hits: 8243
Category: Renal Insufficiency & Dialysis/

Sulphur Allergy  Popular Links
Sulphur Allergy From Clinical Pharmacology Department, Christchurch Hospital, New Zealand
Added on: 07-Jul-2008 Hits: 8177
Category: Allergy / Reactivity / Cross Sensitivity/

Opioid Analgesics Potency  Popular Links
Vancouver Hospital & Health Sciences Centre Formulary
Added on: 23-Apr-2004 Hits: 8172
Category: Therapeutic Interchange & Potency Conversion/

Common Medical Abbreviations  Popular Links
From GlobalRPh.
Added on: 25-Apr-2004 Hits: 8167
Category: Dictionaries & Abbreviations/

Intravenous Drip Rate Calculator  Popular Links
By a clinical pharmacist affiliated from VA Medical Center, Michigan. Weight-based calculation of dosage and drip rate of common IV medications.
Added on: 26-Apr-2004 Hits: 8135
Category: IV Manual and IV Compatibility/

Overview of Medication Errors in Pharmacy Practice  Popular Links
CE from Pharmacy Times
Added on: 18-Jun-2005 Hits: 7926
Category: Medication Error/

Sulfonamide Cross-Sensitivity Reactions  Popular Links
Sulfonamide Cross-Sensitivity Reactions. Written by a pharmacist from the University of Iowa Virutal Hospital. Sulfonamide Antimicrobials, Sulfonamide-Derivatives
Added on: 23-Apr-2004 Hits: 7798
Category: Allergy / Reactivity / Cross Sensitivity/

Clinical pharmacist patient monitoring forms  Popular Links
Clinical pharmacist patient monitoring forms. By David Brown, Pharm D, BCPS, University of Georgia.
Added on: 04-Apr-2011 Hits: 7742
Category: Therapeutic Drug Monitoring & Dosing/

Critical Care Drug Monographs  Popular Links
From London Health Science Center, Ontario, Canada. Concise database of Dosage, Administration, Adverse Effects, Cautions, Monitoring Parameters and compatibility in common IV solutions.
Added on: 26-Aug-2005 Hits: 7630
Category: IV Manual and IV Compatibility/

Corticosteroid (Topical) Potency  Popular Links
Vancouver Hospital & Health Sciences Centre Formulary
Added on: 23-Apr-2004 Hits: 7629
Category: Therapeutic Interchange & Potency Conversion/

Opioid Analgesics Chemical Classification  Popular Links
Vancouver Hospital & Health Sciences Centre Formulary. CHEMICAL CLASSIFICATION OF OPIOID ANALGESICS OPIOID ANALGESIC, RELATED STRUCTURAL GROUP, MORPHINE-RELATED STRUCTURE WITH 6- HYDROXYL GROUP
Added on: 23-Apr-2004 Hits: 7563
Category: Allergy / Reactivity / Cross Sensitivity/

Lab Tests Online  Popular Links
Lab Tests Online This site has been designed as a public resource where people can find up-to-date lab testing information vital to the understanding and management of their health, or the health of someone close to them. The focus is very specific to clinical lab tests and the topics that relate to them. Topics provided include: test descriptions, conditions, screening guides, news, articles, and info. about the lab.
Added on: 29-Jan-2003 Hits: 7396
Category: Lab, Medical Tests & Interpretations/

Drugs that Prolong QT Interval  Popular Links
List of Drugs that Prolong the Qt Interval and/or Induce Torsades de Pointes Ventricular Arrhythmia. U of Arizona site.
Added on: 07-Feb-2003 Hits: 7375
Category: Drug Information Database/

Aminoglycoside/Vancomycin Adjustment Dosing  Popular Links
By a clinical pharmacist affiliated from VA Medical Center, Michigan. Based on Pre and Post level obtained and desired levels of these.
Added on: 26-Apr-2004 Hits: 7205
Category: Therapeutic Drug Monitoring & Dosing/

Compounded Sterile Preparations  Popular Links
US Pharmacist
Added on: 17-May-2004 Hits: 7191
Category: Compounding & IV Ad/

NSAID Chemical Classification  Popular Links
Vancouver Hospital & Health Sciences Centre Formulary. CLASSIFICATION OF NON-STEROIDAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DRUGS (NSAIDs.Carboxylic Acids, Enolic Acids,Cox II Inhibitors
Added on: 23-Apr-2004 Hits: 6998
Category: Allergy / Reactivity / Cross Sensitivity/

Drugs in breast milk - Quick reference guide  Popular Links
Drugs in breast milk - Quick reference guide. Excellent resources by NHS, UK
Added on: 04-Apr-2004 Hits: 6933
Category: Drug Use in Pregnancy & Lactation/

Drugs.com - Pill Identifier  Popular Links
A programme that can help match size, shape, colour of US medications to their correct identities, and then lead to a detailed description in the drugs database.
Added on: 12-Jan-2003 Hits: 6911
Category: Drug Availability & Identification/Drug Identification

G6PD Deficiency and Drug Interaction  Popular Links
G6PD Deficiency and Drug Interaction From GlobalRPh.
Added on: 25-Apr-2004 Hits: 6882
Category: Drug Interaction/

The Drug Monitor - Renal Pharmacology  Popular Links

Added on: 27-Mar-2004 Hits: 6766
Category: Renal Insufficiency & Dialysis/

Chemotherapy Drugs Reconstitution and Stability Information   Popular Links
Compiled by David Brown, PharmD, BCPS from Emery Eastside Medical Center.
Added on: 08-Jul-2008 Hits: 6659
Category: IV Manual and IV Compatibility/

GI cocktail / Pink Lady Ingredients and formula  Popular Links
Various formula for GI cocktail / Pink Lady ingredients.
Added on: 23-Apr-2011 Hits: 6628
Category: Compounding & IV Ad/

Cross-reactivity of beta-lactam antibiotics  Popular Links
Cross-reactivity of beta-lactam antibiotics. Written by a PharmD from the Department of Pharmacy Services, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas. CEPHALOSPORINS, CARBAPENEMS, MONOBACTAMS
Added on: 23-Apr-2004 Hits: 6610
Category: Allergy / Reactivity / Cross Sensitivity/

Opioid Anagesic (Fentanyl Patch) Dosing Determination  Popular Links
By a clinical pharmacist affiliated from VA Medical Center, Michigan.
Added on: 25-Apr-2004 Hits: 6585
Category: Therapeutic Interchange & Potency Conversion/

Guide to drug therapy in patients with enteral feeding tubes  Popular Links
Dosage form selection and administration methods. From Hospital Pharmacy. Covers dosage form selection and adminstration methods. Also include dosage that cannot be crushed.
Added on: 24-Oct-2005 Hits: 6481
Category: Crush/With Foods/Empty Stomach?/

Filtration Guidelines for the Administration of Intravenous Medications  Popular Links
From University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center Pharmacy Services
Added on: 24-Oct-2005 Hits: 6472
Category: IV Manual and IV Compatibility/

PCCA - Professional Compounding Centers of America  Popular Links
PCCA provides independent pharmacists with a complete support system for compounding unique dosage forms. It provides all of the bulk pharmaceuticals, equipment, devices, flavors, American Council on Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE)-accredited training classes and seminars, marketing support and technical consulting assistance needed to help pharmacists build successful compounding practices.
Added on: 12-Jan-2003 Hits: 6471
Category: Compounding & IV Ad/

South African Electronic Package Inserts  Popular Links
Drug monographs for South African medicines.
Added on: 17-Apr-2004 Hits: 6464
Category: Drug Information Database/

Body Surface Area Calculators  Popular Links
Different variations of BSA calculation including DuBois, Mosteller, Heycock, Gehan & George and Boyd. Options of using S.I. or conventional units.
Added on: 06-Nov-2004 Hits: 6454
Category: Calculators / Formulas / Clinical Tools/

Intravenous to Oral Therapy Conversion  Popular Links
CE on Intravenous to Oral Therapy Conversion from ASHP. 1. Explain the rationale behind an intravenous (IV) to oral (PO) therapy conversion program. 2. Differentiate between sequential, switch, and step-down IV to PO conversion therapy. 3. Identify common medications that are included in an IV to PO therapy conversion program. 4. Identify patients who are acceptable candidates to convert from IV to PO therapy. 5. Describe the exclusion criteria that prohibit a conversion from IV to PO therapy. 6. Describe the appropriate steps involved in performing the IV to PO therapy conversion process. Medications That Can Be Included in IV to PO Therapy Conversion Program. Oral Bioavailability of Selected Medications Available in Both IV and PO Formulation
Added on: 05-Apr-2011 Hits: 6445
Category: Route / Formulation Coversion/

NICU IV Drug Compatibility Chart  Popular Links
NICU Intravenous Drug Compatibility Chart from Iowa University Children's Hospital. Acyclovir, Amphotericin B, Ampicillin, Cefotaxime, Ceftazidime, D5W, D10W, Dobutamine, Epinephrine, Fentanyl, Gentamicin, Heparin, Insulin, Isoproterenol, Lipids/fats, Morphine, Nafcillin, NVN/TPN, Plasmanate, Propanolol, PGE 1, Potassium Chloride, Ranitidine, Sodium Bicarbonate, Sodium Chloride, Vancomycin compatibility
Added on: 09-Apr-2011 Hits: 6439
Category: IV Manual and IV Compatibility/

Top Ten Dangerous Drug Interactions in Long-Term Care  Popular Links
Top Ten Dangerous Drug Interactions in Long-Term Care From Multidisciplinary Medication Management (M3) Project
Added on: 05-Oct-2005 Hits: 6437
Category: Drug Interaction/

Antibiotics IV to Oral switch guideline and durations  Popular Links
IV to PO Switch Guideline and Suggested Durations. From Nottingham University Hospital NHS
Added on: 19-Jul-2008 Hits: 6413
Category: Route / Formulation Coversion/

The Practice of Pharmacy Compounding  Popular Links
A site for readers to follow the CDER's (Center for Drug Evaluation and Research from the FDA) activities in relation to the practice of pharmacy compounding.
Added on: 12-Jan-2003 Hits: 6390
Category: Compounding & IV Ad/

Approximate Overfill of IV Bags  Popular Links
Approximate Overfill of IV Bags. Written by David Brown, Pharm D, BCPS, University of Georgia.
Added on: 04-Apr-2011 Hits: 6300
Category: Compounding & IV Ad/

Canadian Immunization Guide - Health Canada  Popular Links
Canadian Immunization Guide General Guidelines, Vaccine Safety and Adverse Events Following Immunization, Recommended Immunization, Active Immunizing Agents, Passive Immunization
Added on: 07-Jan-2003 Hits: 6294
Category: Antimicrobial Manuals/

Light Sensitive Medications  Popular Links
Light Sensitive Medications. List of medications that should be protected from light exposure. Written by David Brown, Pharm D, BCPS, University of Georgia.
Added on: 04-Apr-2011 Hits: 6273
Category: Compounding & IV Ad/

Grapefruit Drug Interaction  Popular Links
From GlobalRPh. List of drugs which may exhibit increased serum concentrations with grapefruits.
Added on: 25-Apr-2004 Hits: 6189
Category: Drug Interaction/

Pharmacy Times - Continuing Education  Popular Links
This site offers numerous CE courses relevant to the practice of pharmacy. Courses can be viewed for free, however a fee is required if the user is to complete the posted tests.
Added on: 16-Jan-2003 Hits: 6144
Category: Pharmacist Continuing Education/

Calcium Antagonists (CCBs) Calcium Channel Blockers clinical pearls and therapeutic interchange  Popular Links
Dose conversion of Calcium Channel Blockers from Washington State Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee (P&T). Converting Patients to Preferred Calcium Antagonists. Amlodipine (Norvasc), Bepridil (Vascor), Diltiazem, Felodipine ER (Plendil), Isradipine (DynaCirc), Nifedipine, Nicardipine (Cardene SR, Nisoldipine ER (Sular), Verapamil
Added on: 04-Apr-2011 Hits: 6134
Category: Therapeutic Interchange & Potency Conversion/

Dose Calc Online  Popular Links
Aids healthcare professionals in determining individual patient doses for standard cancer regimens used in treatment of solid tumors and adult leukemias.
Added on: 27-Mar-2004 Hits: 6124
Category: Calculators / Formulas / Clinical Tools/

Vancomycin Dosing  Popular Links
From RxKinetics
Added on: 17-Apr-2004 Hits: 6119
Category: Therapeutic Drug Monitoring & Dosing/

Drug Food Interactions  Popular Links
From GlobalRPh. Charts of medications which should be taken on an empty stomach, with foods, and which ones to avoid grapefruits
Added on: 25-Apr-2004 Hits: 6082
Category: Crush/With Foods/Empty Stomach?/

BC Cancer Agency Cancer Drug Manual  Popular Links
From BCCA, includes Monographs for healthcare professionals, Drug Information for the Patient and Reimbursement information and Forms
Added on: 22-Aug-2006 Hits: 6063
Category: Canadian Resources/

Drug data sheets for professional  Popular Links
Drug data sheets for professional. Contain reconstitution, IV stability, administration information. Government of New Zealand Information for Health Professionals
Added on: 07-Feb-2009 Hits: 5992
Category: IV Manual and IV Compatibility/

Narcotic Equivalence Converter  Popular Links
From MedCalc. Calculator to covert the dose of narcotic A to the dose of narcotic B.
Added on: 30-Sep-2005 Hits: 5991
Category: Calculators / Formulas / Clinical Tools/

FORMULATION RECORDS  Popular Links
List of compounding formulations from Pharmaceutical Care Laboratory sequence at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Formula available for: Artificial Tears Solution, Benzocaine Gel, Calamine Dusting Powder, Calamine Lotion,Calamine and Zinc Oxide Ointment, Cefazolin Ophthalmic Solution, Ciprofloxacin and Betamethasone Otic Solution, Coal Tar Ointment, Coenzyme Q10 Soft Troches, Cold Cream Base, Dihydroergotamine Nasal Spray, Diphenhydramine Soft Lozenges, Diphenhydramine Solution, Enalapril Suspension, Enalapril Tablet Triturates, Furosemide Tablet Triturates, Hydrocortisone 2% Ointment, Hydrocortisone 2.5% Medicated Stick, Ibuprofen Effevescent Powder, Jessner's Solution (Comb's Peel Solution), Ketoprofen Topical Emulsion (PLO), Lidocaine Dental Gel, Menthol and Phenol Soft Lozenges, Metoprolol Tablet Triturates, Metronidazole Topical Solution Morphine Soft Lozenges, Niacin Suspension, Nomland's Lotion Nystatin Oral Paste, Papaverine and Phentolamine Injection, Progesterone 200mg Suppositories (Witepsol base), Progesterone 200mg Suppositories (PEG base), Rifampin Suspension, Salicylic Acid in Flexible Collodion, Stomatitis Mouthwash, Theophylline and Guaifensin Syrup, Triamcinoline 0.1% Medication Stick, Triestrogen Capsules, Triestrogen Sublingual Drops, Urea 20% Ointment, Urea 40% Cream, Urea, Hydrocortisone, Lactic Acid Cream,Zinc Oxide and Talc Lotion
Added on: 06-Oct-2011 Hits: 5952
Category: Compounding & IV Ad/

Apotex C.E. Modules  Popular Links
Topics currently include hypertension, heart failure, dyslipidemia, arthritis and asthma. Future modules will include ADHD, osteoporosis, type 2 diabetes, depression, anxiety, menopause, alzheimer's and parkinson's.
Added on: 24-Jul-2004 Hits: 5874
Category: Pharmacist Continuing Education/

Guidelines for poison control - WHO  Popular Links
Guidelines for poison control. By World Health Organization.
Added on: 27-Mar-2004 Hits: 5864
Category: Poison Control & Toxicology/

P-glycoprotein Drug Interactions  Popular Links
P-glycoprotein Drug Interactions Compiled by an MD from University of South Dakota School of Medicine Sioux Falls
Added on: 17-Jul-2005 Hits: 5858
Category: Drug Interaction/

ANTIMICROBIAL DOSING RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PEDIATRIC  Popular Links
From UMHS Guidelines for Antimicrobial Use. Include dose recommendation for normal renal function as well as various degree of renal insufficiency based on creatinine clearance.
Added on: 08-Jul-2008 Hits: 5812
Category: Drug Use in Pediatrics & Neonates/

Pharmacist-Managed IV-PO Conversion Program  Popular Links
From Vancouver Coastal Health, Pharmacy Department.
Added on: 08-Nov-2005 Hits: 5781
Category: Route / Formulation Coversion/

Antimicrobial IV to PO Conversion Program  Popular Links
From University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center Pharmacy Services
Added on: 29-Oct-2005 Hits: 5753
Category: Route / Formulation Coversion/

electronic Medicines Compendium (eMC)  Popular Links
UK site. Covers both prescription and 'over-the-counter'. The eMC provides electronic Data Sheets, Summaries of Product Characteristics (SPCs) for healthcare professionals and Patient Information Leaflets (PILs).
Added on: 14-Mar-2004 Hits: 5687
Category: Drug Information Database/

Using diuretics in patients with sulfa allergies  Popular Links
Using diuretics in patients with sulfa allergies. From Drugs & Therapy Bulletin, SHANDS at the University of Florida.
Added on: 24-Oct-2005 Hits: 5675
Category: Allergy / Reactivity / Cross Sensitivity/

Prescribing for Children  Popular Links
From National Prescribing Centre, UK's NHS site. Covers factors that should be considered when prescribing for neonates and pediatric patients.
Added on: 20-Aug-2005 Hits: 5602
Category: Drug Use in Pediatrics & Neonates/

Phenytoin Dosing  Popular Links
By a clinical pharmacist affiliated from VA Medical Center, Michigan.
Added on: 26-Apr-2004 Hits: 5587
Category: Therapeutic Drug Monitoring & Dosing/

Grapefruit Juice-Drug Interactions Home Page  Popular Links
Grapefruit Juice-Drug Interactions A site created by Dean Elbe (B.Sc Pharm) from University of BC
Added on: 07-Mar-2003 Hits: 5582
Category: Drug Interaction/

Breast Feeding - WHO Model Formulary  Popular Links
World Health Organization. A comprehensive list of drugs present in breast milk and recommendations.
Added on: 02-Apr-2004 Hits: 5576
Category: Drug Use in Pregnancy & Lactation/

Calculation of Intravenous Infusion Rates  Popular Links
By University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Pharmacy Services
Added on: 27-Mar-2005 Hits: 5569
Category: Calculators / Formulas / Clinical Tools/

CE from Baxter  Popular Links
Topics include: Albumin Therapy,Hemophilia, Immune Therapy, Medication Delivery, Nutrition, Pain Management, Renal
Added on: 31-Mar-2004 Hits: 5550
Category: Pharmacist Continuing Education/

Clinical Measurement and Calculation Formulas  Popular Links

Added on: 27-Mar-2004 Hits: 5535
Category: Calculators / Formulas / Clinical Tools/

Bloomington Hospital Formulary  Popular Links
BLOOMINGTON HOSPITAL INPATIENT PHARMACY DRUG FORMULARY. Indiana, USA
Added on: 27-Mar-2005 Hits: 5525
Category: Hospital Formulary/

Selected Drug Herb Interactions  Popular Links
Selected Drug Herb Interactions From University of Michigan
Added on: 10-Mar-2004 Hits: 5505
Category: Drug Interaction/

Continuing Education  Popular Links
Site for pharmacists provided by Drug Store News, it offers CE lessons in various topics. Only some lessons are now free.
Added on: 16-Jan-2003 Hits: 5462
Category: Pharmacist Continuing Education/

Aseptic Techniques  Popular Links
From GlobalRPh. Guideline and keypoints.
Added on: 25-Apr-2004 Hits: 5436
Category: Compounding & IV Ad/

BCCA Cancer Drug Manual  Popular Links
General reference in the appropriate use and dosing of chemotherapy drugs, mostly parenteral but also cover oral ones as well. From British Columbia Cancer Agency.
Added on: 30-Sep-2005 Hits: 5432
Category: IV Manual and IV Compatibility/

The Four Most Important Equations in Clinical Practice  Popular Links
By a professor from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio
Added on: 25-Apr-2004 Hits: 5429
Category: Calculators / Formulas / Clinical Tools/

Drug charts from DrofRx  Popular Links
Copies of Rxfiles charts and others on various topics including Cardiac, Pain & Infammation, NeuroPsych, Infectious Disease drugs
Added on: 28-Mar-2009 Hits: 5426
Category: Drug Comparison Charts/

Guideline for Clinical Laboratory Practice  Popular Links
From Ontario Medical Laboratory Associations. Contains guidelines for collecting, testing various specimens such as urine, blood and monitoring of lab values.
Added on: 29-Nov-2005 Hits: 5389
Category: Lab, Medical Tests & Interpretations/

Aminoglycoside (Once Daily) Dosing Guideline  Popular Links
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center Guidelines for Antibiotic Use
Added on: 17-Apr-2004 Hits: 5360
Category: Therapeutic Drug Monitoring & Dosing/

Medical Procedures & Tests  Popular Links
Medical Procedures & Tests from MedicineNet
Added on: 31-Mar-2004 Hits: 5344
Category: Lab, Medical Tests & Interpretations/

Levothyroxine on an empty stomach?  Popular Links
From Drugs & Therapy Bulletin, SHANDS at the University of Florida.
Added on: 24-Oct-2005 Hits: 5318
Category: Crush/With Foods/Empty Stomach?/

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