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Martindale: The Complete Drug Reference

Martindale is the most comprehensive, reliable reference source of drugs and medicines used throughout the world. Covering more than 40 regions and countries, it provides you with accurate, unbiased and regularly re-evaluated information.

It is prepared by an experienced team of pharmacists who receive training in literature evaluation and search techniques. They use their professional expertise to provide a digest of the available literature, selecting the most clinically relevant and appropriate information from reliable published sources.

How Martindale will help you

  • Provides you with concise and accurate information on herbals, diagnostic agents, radiopharmaceuticals, pharmaceutical excipients, toxins and poisons
  • Acts as an excellent starting point for the published literature on a topic
  • Helps you identify a drug or medicine, whether familiar or unknown, quickly and accurately


All the content is revalidated and revised regularly. New and updated information is added quarterly.

Who should use this resource?

  • Pharmacists
  • Clinicians
  • Healthcare professionals
  • Pharmacy students and lecturers

Key coverage includes:

  • Encyclopaedic facts about drugs and medicines
  • Information on herbals, pesticides, toxins and much more
  • Over 7,000 drug monographs
  • 248,000 preparations
  • Over 50,000 references
  • 25,500 manufacturers' details
  • Treatment reviews
  • Preparations and brand names
  • CAS Registry numbers
  • ATC codes and UNII codes
  • Drugs restricted in sport
  • "Street" names, synonyms and chemical names
  • Molecular formula, molecular weight and molecular structures
  • Physical characteristics
  • Cyrillic names
  • Adverse effects
  • Precautions
  • Interactions
  • Uses and administration
  • Pharmacokinetics

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