Mark D. Puterbaugh, Information Services Librarian
Warner Memorial Library Eastern University 1300 Eagle Road St. Davids, PA 19087
The Portal has interfaces for healthcare professionals, researchers, librarians, and other interested parties. The drug information is pulled from a number of government agencies including the Food & Drug Administration and the National Cancer Institute.
In the search form we type “Primatene Mist” and press “Go”.
The information concerning the active ingredient “epinephrine” is displayed in three categories; summary , detailed summary , and additional resources .
Passing the mouse pointer over the link displays a brief description of the type of information available from the result.
We follow the Medline Plus link, a consumer health service of the National Library of Medicine.
While this displays information concerning epinephrine injections, there is data here concerning possible effects the use of the drug may cause.
Under the detailed summary, “Toxline” can display citations for some journal articles indexed in Pubmed on epinephrine.
PubChem provides detailed information on the chemical structure of the drug.
This is a resource which searches across all government agencies. Under additional resources we follow a link to USASearch.gov
There is also a link to [email_address]
This link includes dosage forms for the official drug, label information, and approval history, letters, reviews, and related documents.