Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.


Effective Database Searching: Facts & Comparisons

This guide to key library databases helps you decide which databases to use and assists you in searching them more effectively.

Search Facts & Comparisons

Facts & Comparisons Overview

Facts & Comparisons provides drug and herbal information, interactions, and patient medication handouts.


- Abillity to search generic or trade names, drug classes and natural products

- Useful tools include:

  • Over 90 clinical calculators encountered in daily practice
  • A Drug Identifier which needs only an imprint code, color, dose form, score, and/or shape
  • Comparative data tables that enable you to evaluate two drugs side by side

- Reference list provides handy information such as Don't Crush/Chew, Look Alike/Sound Alike, Investigational Drugs, Off-Label Drug Facts, and Pregnancy and Lactation Warnings 


- The search interface is not always straight-forward



                  Contact us