Lexicomp Drug Information Handbook


Lexicomp Drug Information Handbook

Undoubtedly, Lexicomp Drug Information Handbook is a great reference to have.

  • The 32nd edition has 1444 drug monographs, each offering up to 32 fields of information specific to a particular medication.

The same drug information content can be found at UpToDate, but with missing information in

  • Storage/stability
  • Preparation for Administration
  • Extemporaneously Prepared

Mobile Application: UpToDate Lexidrug (formerly Lexicomp)


In response to the industry's call for unified solutions, Lexicomp is renamed to UpToDate Lexidrug starting March 2024.

  • Its mobile application provides a faster drug information searching and more intuitive drug interaction checker.

UpToDate Lexidrug

Handy Tips

  1. When viewing drug monographs, you should use the "JUMP" button on the top right corner for faster navigation.
    UpToDate Lexidrug
  2. In the Text Size menu under Preferences, you may adjust the text size of drug monograph to have a better overall visual experience.
  3. In the Settings menu under Preferences, you may opt for auto-updates through WiFi and Data or WiFi only.

Useful Features

Extensive brand name search

  • Covers international brand names too.

Extensive dosing information

Adverse Reactions (Significant): Considerations

Lexi-Interact covers both drug interaction and drug allergy checker.

  • You may still able to add drugs that is not available in United States.