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THIRD-PARTY APP* Natural Medicines Database gives trusted unbiased, clinical data on approximately 90,000 herbal products, dietary supplements, vitamins, minerals, homeopathic products, Ayurvedic medicines, complementary alternative medicines, integrative therapies, alternative treatment modalities (e.g., acupuncture), traditional Chinese medicines (fixed combination) products, and other natural remedies. Natural Medicines Database consists of multiple databases and interactive features including the Effectiveness Checker, Nutrient Depletion Checker, Natural Product / Drug Interaction Checker, Natural Medicines Brand Evidence-based Ratings (NMBER®), as well as accredited continuing medical education modules accredited for physicians, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and dietitians.

Find evidence-based Safety and Effectiveness Ratings on any natural ingredient, commercially available product, or alternative treatment modality. Quickly identify potentially harmful drug/herb interactions, check for nutrients within the body that may be depleted by prescription medications, find ingredients with known Effectiveness ratings by condition or disease state, and much more.

The online Database is updated every business day. You get up-to-date reviews and more in the App, without the need for an internet connection.

Features:

  • Time-saving, concise recommendations and analyses that help you provide the best patient care.
  • The data you need to avoid interactions and other therapeutic problems.
  • Answers to questions your patients are likely to ask you.
  • Safety and Effectiveness ratings.
  • Interaction ratings between drugs and natural medicines; known Adverse Reactions.
  • Effectiveness ratings for natural medicines used for medical conditions, and more.
  • Answers anytime, anywhere, even without an internet connection.
  • Natural Medicines Home Screen
  • Natural Medicines Search Results Screen
  • Natural Medicines Search Details Screen
  • Natural Medicines Interaction Checker Screen
  • Natural Medicines USP Verified Products Screen

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