about MIMS on PDA
MIMS DrugAlert is an evidence-based interaction
tool that allows you to search for interactions between two
or more (prescription and over-the-counter) medications or
Written by an editorial team in Sydney using
both primary and secondary sources of evidence, MIMS DrugAlert
is constantly maintained and is regularly updated for MIMS
on PDA every month.
Undertaking a generic or brand name search
is made easy by choosing medicines from a simple scrolling
You are offered a simple, but powerful
statement about the potential of the medicines/herbs to interact
in three clear sections - Actions, Details and Classes.
A concise statement
describing how the medicine interacts with the other and what
actions, if any, the clinician should undertake if the medicines
are used. To assist the user in making a decision, this is
the screen first presented when a search is undertaken.
A more detailed
statement, outlining the salient
of the interaction classes that the products have been grouped
in, and therefore the type of products between which this
interaction may occur.
Switching between the three statements is
fast; all are presented to the user at the same time.
Note: Space considerations mean that
MIMS DrugAlert references are not provided on MIMS on PDA,
but are available for easy review on eMIMS or DrugAlert Online.