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Lexicomp Introduction


Installing the Lexicomp App

Lexicomp IconAbout this app: Lexicomp is a comprehensive clinical drug information app including Lexi-Drugs and Lexi-Interact. Lexicomp is provided to you courtesy of Himmelfarb Library.

When you will use it: to look up specific drugs; to identify possible drug interactions; to identify visually identify drugs.

Online Access:  Lexicomp is available as a web resource and will display well on your iPad.  It can be accessed directly from from Himmelfarb Library's homepage.  Lexicomp's website is not mobile-optimized so if you wish to use it from your phone regularly, you may opt to add it as an app.  

App Access (OPTIONAL):  Lexicomp's app requires annual authentication to keep it activated.

  • Note: the below instructions will allow you to activate Lexicomp at no charge via Himmelfarb Library's subscription.  Do not activate a Lexicomp trial which will incur a $29.99/month charge to your iTunes account.
  1. Access Lexi-Comp and click on the blue button labeled Mobile Access Codes.
  2. Select the iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad platform and that you are a new customer; copy the authorization code displayed in red. You can copy directly from your iPad by holding your finger on the code and selecting copy from the pop-up menu.
  3. Create a personal Lexicomp account then login to your Lexicomp account.  
  4. Under Add a Subscription by Code, paste or type the Lexicomp authorization code.  To paste, hold your finger in the desired location and choose Paste from the pop-up menu.
  5. On your iPad, open Lexicomp and login with your Lexicomp login/password; Lexicomp content will automatically load to your iPad.  

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