Drug information

For more complete information start with the Medication Information website.

Need basic information? Then use these mobile apps and websites:

Highly recommended: drugs.com (free)

Clinical Pharmacology

  • Subscription pays for improved cross-referencing of terms across the databases
  • ~$300/year for information comparable to Drugs.com
  • For Hampton University off-campus access, students/faculty must:
    • Go to the HU Harvey Library Website : http://lib.hamptonu.edu/
    • Click on the (Research) Databases A-Z
    • The Ezproxy login screen will appear
    • Login with your HU Infotech Account
    • Then you will be authenticated to access the databases.

How much does that cost?

Have a complex issue? Start here

  • Cochrane Library: a global independent network of researchers, professionals, patients, carers, and people interested in health. There is a good chance they already reviewed the issue.

Need to do a literature search? Then use these:


Subscription-required, but free if on the Hampton University network

  • Scopus: indexes far more journals (>14,000 vs <6,000) than Medline

The Harvey Library holds a wealth of resources:

  • This link will take you to online versions of tertiary reference sources such as AHFS DI, Handbook of Injectable Drugs and others.
  • Here’s the link on how to gain access to the library from off-campus locations.
  • Databases tab grants you access to various sources including:
    • Natural Medicines: alternative and complementary medicines
    • SciFinder: access a wide diversity of research from many scientific disciplines, including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science, and more. NOTE: you must register with an HU email address in order to access this product. Once you register you must log in every time you want to Use this resource.
    • ToxNet: search for toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health and toxic releases information