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INFORMATION ON DEMAND

Get essential information for your practice! From the monthly bulletin to the professional monographs, one will be better informed in a few clicks.

PROFESSIONAL MONOGRAPHS

Professional monographs offer detailed descriptions of pharmaceutical products. Users can scroll through the monograph in its entirety or click on any of the many hyperlinks if they want to see something specific. Each monograph is divided into the following sections:

  • Cross allergies
  • Kinetics
  • Adverse effects
  • Indications
  • Interactions
  • Precautions
  • Commercially available products

RxVigilance is much more than prescription drug monographs. In fact, you can consult product information for over the counter products, natural products, dressings and certain drugs that are not yet marketed in Canada.

COMPARATIVE CHARTS BY PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASS

This section is where users will find a series of charts comparing the characteristics of products from the same class in order to help them make the best therapeutic decision based on onset of action or the number of administrations a day, for example.

ANTIBIOTIC THERAPY GUIDE

This guide provides a long list of infections (bacterial, viral, fungal, parasitic), along with any available treatments. A search for treatment can also be initiated by pathogen.

THERAPEUTIC GUIDE

Detailed description of treatments by pathology. Each sheet describes the therapeutic objectives and the different treatment options for adults and children, as well as the required doses. In addition to the treatment options recognized by Health Canada, the therapeutic guide also includes all those mentioned in the literature.

PEDIATRIC DOSAGES

Dosages for the most commonly used drugs in pediatrics are listed according to weight. Doses are given in mg and ml and are calculated based on the average recommended dose. Quantities required to complete treatment for each product are also indicated.

FORMULATIONS FOR MAGISTRAL PREPARATIONS

If you are looking for a magistral preparation, this is where you will find it. In addition to being able to search through the numerous magistral preparations by title or main ingredient, you can also adjust quantities based on the total desired.

PROFESSIONAL DOCUMENTATION

In this section, users will find a wide range of documents including therapeutic guidelines and guides, protocols and treatment consensus, the palliative care guide and the antiretroviral therapy guide for Quebec. This section allows you to access important documents without having to save a hard copy or launching an online search. In this section, you will also find several RAMQ forms for exception patients and exception drugs programs, among others.

VARIOUS PROFESSIONAL CALCULATORS

A range of professional calculators that help provide quick and accurate answers: corrected serum calcium, volume needed to dilute a product, creatinine clearance, body area and much more.

PERSONALIZED PHONE BOOK

Tool that enables clinicians to quickly and effectively access relevant contact information (hospitals, CLSC, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies, etc.). In addition to the contact details already in the phone book, users can personalize their phone books by adding contact details for resource people and organizations they regularly call on.

PRODUCT INFORMATION AND COVERAGE

Provides access to various information on drugs such as provincial coverage, legal status, class, etc.

PRICE CHARTS

Comparative price charts that list medications by class or therapeutic indication.

DRUG DATABASE

This section provides information on various abbreviations used in the medical profession. You can also search for specific products by DIN number and access information on availability of drugs from wholesalers.

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