‘FDA Drugs’ App for Android Released

fda_logoMobile app maker SigmaPhone has announced the release the ‘FDA Drugs’ app for Android. Designed to help medical professionals make decisions quicker and confidently, the app contains built-in official information for a whole host of products approved by the US FDA.  This includes 141 therapeutic biologicals, 13,442 prescription and 526 over-the-counter human drug products.  

FDA Drugs offers a complete list of FDA approved drugs, including ingredient, dosage, form, market status and more.  If such a thing exists, it will also list therapeutic equivalents and/or official package inserts for the products helping users find generic products for brand names.

The app can be purchased in the Android Market for $2.99 effective immediately.

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  1. ari-free
    December 09, 19:48 Reply

    I don't see anything on their website about android. just a big pic of an iPhone

  2. sigmaphone-developer
    December 15, 05:29 Reply

    Rated as one of the top 10 pharmacology apps by http://www.onlinenursingprograms.net/
    Comment by user:
    "Convenient yet authoritative doctor's companion". Dr. Jiao, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

    FDA Drugs is designed to help medical professionals to make clinical decisions more promptly and confidently. FDA Drugs contains built-in official information of 141 therapeutic biologicals, 13,442 prescription and 526 over-the-counter human drug products approved by US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for sale in the United States since 1939. The complete collection of package inserts are accessible for majority of those products when internet connection is available.

    The application allows users

    * to find all drugs with a specific active ingredient (the "Drug" tab);
    * to find latest FDA approved labels for drug products (the "Label" tab);
    * to find generic drug products for a brand name drug product (the "Generic" tab);

    The "Drug" tab has complete list of FDA approved drugs, including ingredient, dosage, form, market status and etc. Its therapeutic equivalents and/or official package insert can be found if there is an FDA approved one.

    The "Label" tab renders access to the most complete collection of FDA approved package insert. Each PDF file, retrieved directly from FDA, has the official description of a drug product which includes:
    * Description;
    * Clinical pharmacology;
    * Dosage and administration;
    * Use in specific populations;
    * Contraindictions;
    * Warnings and precautions;
    * Adverse reactions;
    * Drug interactions;
    * Overdosage;
    * Nonclinical toxicology;

    The "Generic" tab enables direct search for therapeutically equivalent generic drugs for brand name drugs. It completely covers FDA's 'Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluations' (a.k.a. The Orange Book) and Electronic Orange Book (a.k.a.EOB).

    FDA Drugs application and its owners are not affiliated with FDA. All information presented by the application is for educational purpose solely. Nothing on the application should be taken to constitute professional advice or a formal recommendation and we exclude all representations and warranties relating to the content and use of these applications.

    Please visit http://www.sigmaphone.com or email to [email protected] for more information.

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