Dental Lexi-Drugs & Lexi-Interact
Mobile access to Lexi-Comp's most popular dental databases in one convenient application!
Dental Lexi-Drugs is Lexi-Comp’s database of drug information pertaining to the field of dentistry. Information on over 7500 commonly prescribed medications and supplemental products is included in this resource for dental professionals. Lexi-Comp's industry-leading print reference, the Drug Information Handbook for Dentistry, is derived from the Dental Lexi-Drugs database.
With Lexi-Interact, perform an analysis of a patient's entire drug and natural product profile and identify possible interactions. Fully referenced and evidence-based, this application facilitates patient-specific, risk-to-benefit assessment. Each interaction monograph contains the following ratings:
Reliability Rating: Indicates the quantity and nature of documentation for an interaction.
Risk Rating: Reflects both the level of urgency and the nature of actions necessary to respond to an interaction:
- A - No known interaction
- B - No action needed
- C - Monitor therapy
- D - Consider therapy modification
- X - Avoid combination
Severity Rating:Indicates the reported or possible magnitude of an interaction outcome.
Dental Lexi-Drugs provides mobile access to our dental specific, point-of-care information. Each drug monograph within Dental Lexi-Drugs contains up to 32 fields of information, including the following dental-specific fields of interest:
- Special Alerts
- Local Anesthetic/Vasoconstrictor Precautions
- Effects on Dental Treatment
- Effects on Bleeding
- Dental Dosing for Selected Drug Classifications
- Adverse Effects, Contraindications, Warnings/Precautions
- Dental Comment
Use Lexi-Interact to quickly and easily review potential drug interactions. Analyzing a patient profile is as easy as: Select, Analyze, and Review.
SELECT - A patient-specific drug profile may be entered into Lexi-Interact by either generic or brand name.
ANALYZE - The Analysis Results screen provides a summary of drug interactions identified from the selected profile.
REVIEW - Each of the more than 1370 Lexi-Interact monographs provides a summary statement of the interaction, a scientific and clinically-relevant review of applicable literature (including full literature citations), and a list of strategies for preventing and/or managing the interaction. The potential for pharmacologically similar drugs to be involved in the same interaction is discussed.