Learn more about your prescriptions and identify any pill with iPharmacy [iPhone]September 7, 2012 8 Email article | Print article
iPharmacy is your all-in-one utility for prescription medications. The app contains relevant information on over 20,000 medications, making iPharmacy an outstanding prescription reference guide. You will find information on indications & usage, dosage, adverse reactions, contraindications, warnings, overdosage, identification, and interactions of each medication. There is even a full PDF copy of the insert thatnormally comes with the medications in case you misplaced it or threw it out. iPharmacy also recognizes 200,000 NDC and UPC bar codes, so you can easily scan any medication to get information about it. Another feature that gets iPharmacy a ton of recognition is its pill identifier. The app claims to have over 12,000 pill and package images, which allows the user to be able to identify a pill by imprint, color, or shape. This could be quite useful if you have pills that have been removed from their packaging or even if you work as an EMT or are a health professional.
I find iPharmacy to be an impressive app. The above features are more than enough to warrant the cheap price tag, but there are even more features. You can find the closest local pharmacy to your location, enter your own medications and save them in the app, and even find weekly deals on prescriptions. Though I haven’t used it as of yet, the app provides some type of discount card that is worth checking out. The last major feature that any medication user would appreciate is the enormous forum that provides comments and ratings on every single medication in iPharmacy’s database. If you want to know personal stories about others who have taken the same medicine, then this section is priceless.
Requires: iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad; iOS 4.0 and up
Download size: 9.7 MB