Imagine a PDR that fits in your pocket. Or a Drug Facts and Comparisons that weights less than an ounce. This is the Professional Pharmaceutial Index (PPi), an innovative CD-ROM based program of drug and formulary information.
Information on over 70,000 FDA approved drugs. This is the fastest, most in-depth drug database available. It has full AHFS (American Hospital Formulary Service) drug monographs, EDI (Evaluations of Drug Interactions), which is exclusively endorsed by the APhA (American Pharmaceutical Association), drug/food cautions, the ability to save patient profiles, and many more functions.
The PPi program has been designed to run in Windows 95, 98, and NT environments, and is easy to navigate with both mouse and keyboard controls. Simply pop the CD into your computer, and it's fully functional on the spot. For the ultimate in user-friendly features, it can run concurrently with other programs.
Comprehensive Information, Detailed Descriptions
Everything you need to know about each drug is right at your fingertips. From brand names to generic names, from therapeutic class to pharmacological class, from color and flavor to shape and imprint specifics, every detail is addressed. We even include photographs of several thousand of the most popular medications.
But we don't stop there. Our drug descriptions extend to chemistry and stability, pharmacology and pharmacokinetics, cautions and interactions, dosage and administration. So regardless of what you're looking for, you'll find it here.
Monthly Updates, Easy Navigation
The PPi program has been designed to run in Windows 95, 98 and NT environments, and is easy to navigate with both mouse and keyboard
controls. Simply pop the CD into your computer, and it's fully funcational on the spot. For the ultimate in user friendly features, it can run concurrently with other programs.
Perhaps the most distinctive offering of the PPi is the fact that it's updated 12 times a year. As a subscriber, you'll receive a new CD every month. Each disc places emphasis on the latest new drugs and therapies, keeping you on the cutting edge of information.
Physicain Convenience, Patient Service
Physicians and pharmacists aren't the only ones whose lives are made a bit easire by the unique features of the PPi. Nurses, care givers, and patients are served as well, with printable consultation that include information on:
- Common and brand names
- Use and proper storage
- Side effects and precautions
- Drug interactions and missed doses
Time Savings, Cost Efficiency
You can spend your time searching through massive volumes of data-- or you can browse a disc that offers immediate access to drug information and insurance coverage. A low-cost subscription fee is all it takes to put this latest technology to work for you.
- Drug interations; alleviates need to cross fingers
- Fits in your pocket; no lumbar support required
- No billing coverage calls; prevents muzak overdose
- Lists side effects; enquiring minds want to know
- Generic substitution; a rose is a rose
The PPi features a listing of nearly 70,000 FDA-approved drugs, and includes formulary information gathered from the eleven most popular insurance carriers-- plus Medi-Cal. Gone is the hassel and delay of prescribing a particular medication, only to find out that it isn't covered by the patient's insurance.
Because the PPi formularies are integrated with a drug database, you'll know immediately if a medication is covered. What's more,
a generic or therapeutic equivalent that's included in the desired carrier's formulary can be obtained in an instant.
The Main Information Screen displays the currently selected drug's search name, label name, generic name, manufacturer, generic/brand/alternative product classification, therapeutic class, pharmacological class, and organ system. And most importantly, formulary/insurance coverages are listed with the ability to see any available detail information.
The Detail Screen supports the main screen with drug strength, route of administration, RX or OTC classification, NDC, DEA schedule, imprint information and a photograph of the drug.
The Drug Information Screen is the gateway to the drug monographs. All of the information is AHFS approved and includes Chemistry,
Stability, Pharmacology, etc.
The Therapeutic Equivalents Screent allows therapeutic/generic equivalent drugs to be located with just a click of a button and further sorted by insurance carrier.
The Medi-Cal Screen lists information for covered drugs by form, strenght, package size and unit. Any applicable footnotes can be viewed for additional billing or prescribing restrictions.