Use Lexicomp to access drug information databases. Trissel’s IV Compatibility can be found on the main page but a list of all databases like Pediatric & Neonatal Lexi-Drugs, Briggs Drugs in Pregnancy & Lactation, and AHFS Drug DI can be found by clicking the down arrow on More Clinical Tools and choosing Indexes or by running a search for a drug and viewing available content.
SwitchRx is an online tool to guide healthcare professionals when switching a patient from one antipsychotic to another. This resource features suggested tapering and titration schedules, clinical tips, detailed information on drug pharmacokinetics, and other precautions.
The revised and updated 13th edition of The Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines in Psychiatry provides up-to-date information, expert guidance on prescribing practice in mental health, including drug choice, treatment of adverse effects and how to augment or switch medications.
Updated to reflect the new DSM-5 classification, this revised Fifth Edition maintains the user-friendly structure of its predecessors while offering in-depth coverage of the latest research in pharmacological principles, classes of drugs, and psychiatric disorders. The bulk of the book is devoted to various classes of drugs, including antidepressants, anxiolytics, antipsychotics, mood stabilizers, and other agents, with each class divided into chapters on specific drugs--either new or revised to include the latest findings and trends. Finally, the section on psychopharmacology provides state-of-the-art information on both the principles and the practice of psychopharmacological treatment of psychiatric disorders.
Schatzberg's Manual of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 9th ed. (2019) by Schatzberg & DeBattista
Schatzberg's Manual of Clinical Psychopharmacology is a meticulously researched, yet down-to-earth guide for practitioners prescribing psychotropic medications to individuals with psychiatric disorders or symptoms mandating treatment. The ninth edition offers up-to-date information on current drugs, interactions, side effects, and dosing guidelines, and retains the strengths and features that have made it a standard text for trainees and practicing clinicians.