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Apple’s pitch for the iPod was “1000 songs in your pocket,” a revolutionary idea at the time. Now, eyecare providers with a smartphone can have 2000 drugs in their pocket, thanks to a new website called EyeDock/Meds. The free resource offers detailed information on over 2,000 prescription and over-the-counter FDA-approved ophthalmic drugs, including select oral medications, a company press release announced recently.

EyeDock/Meds features a search tool with filters for name, active ingredient, category, company, method of action, Rx/OTC, brand/generic and preserved/non-preserved. There is also an alphabetical category list where you can choose to view only certain groups of medications (e.g., allergy, antibiotic, glaucoma). After finding the drug you want, the website provides product details such as its active and inactive ingredients, packaging options, usage, dosage and administration, as well as any relevant disclaimers from the FDA. 

The online database is designed to be easy to navigate on both desktops and mobile devices, making it accessible from anywhere at any time, according to its developers.

For more information, visit www.eyedock.com/meds.