What are the best apps for pharmacy technicians?

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    #1Pocket Pharmacist

    Pocket Pharmacist

    Pocket Pharmacist has drug information of more than 1700 medications in the United States. The app also features the easiest to use medication organizer, Med Box, a tool that keeps track of your medications, allergies, medical conditions, Doctors and pharmacies.




    Arnav Dutta
    Written on November 19, 2017
    "great app to easily find medication information"
  2. 9

    #2India Drug Index

    India Drug Index

    This drug database contains lots of molecules and brands, which makes this app really helpful to identify the correct usage of these drugs. You can search molecules, brands or categories, and you will be able to know everything you need to know about this medical stuff. 




    David Garrett
    Written on July 11, 2018
    "I am a pharmacist and I looked everywhere for a good app that could help me. I'm so glad I found this. It has a ton of information in just one place. I don't have to look everywhere for it. I love this! I would really suggest you check it out if you are a pharmacist or know one. "
  3. 6



    MIMS is a prescribing and drug reference guide that for over 50 years has provided medical professionals with information on medicines licensed in the UK. It includes drug dosages, warnings, contraindications and adverse events. 



    $12.99- Free trial available

    Micaela Saucedo
    Written on November 14, 2017
    "This app is so great it makes me nervous that it is going to replace us, pharmacists. You can type anything into the search bar and find out exactly what you need to know. So you need to find out the medication options for migraines, type it into the search and all the options come up with contraindications, dosage, literally everything you need to know!"
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    With Lexicomp you can find the answer to almost every drug related question. Provides unique features like a pharmacogenomics database, IV compatibility data, drug shortage information, patient education leaflets, and the ability to reorder databases and monograph fields to customize display.



    $29.99- Free trial available

    Matthew Lawson
    Written on November 20, 2017
    "A lot of us take prescription medicines but sometimes we forget what the doctor tells us, as far as what a medicine does or it's potential side effects. Lexicomp is a great app that puts info on medicines right in your hands for whenever you need it. There are websites and other apps that have similar information, but Lexicomp offers 20 databases that have seems to have information on any and every drug I've searched for so far."
  2. 2

    #5Drugs.com Medication Guide

    Drugs.com Medication Guide

    Using this app you will be able to browse drug information, identify pills and check for interactions between them. Identify your medications and get access to every drug's information using the built-in searcher. 


    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Carolyn Estrada
    Written on July 4, 2018
    "I tried to use this to get my PTCB done early but it was very clunky to use. Not at all intuitive."
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    Medscape is a medical app for iOS and Android devices. The app is designed for healthcare professionals. It's a big community of physicians where you can discuss and talk about cases and doubts.


    Android, iOS


    Peter Lucas
    Written on November 19, 2017
    "Wonderful app that would allow any pharmacy technician to lookup what they may need on the spot. The library of medicine is extensive and easy to navigate. It also features a nifty news section to keep people in the know on their medical field."


Best What are the best apps for pharmacy technicians
1Pocket PharmacistApps 13 Free
2India Drug IndexApps 9 Free
3MIMSApps 6 Paid
4LexicompApps 6 Paid
5Drugs.com Medication GuideApps 2 Free
6MedscapeApps 1 Free

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