Availability of authentic drug information is the key to promote rational use of drugs, a well accepted concept in clinical practice in the developed world. Drug information is an essential element in achieving health goals and information is an aid to decision making. The objectives of drug information center is to collect information, to evaluate and compare drugs, to provide an education and teaching aid for health care personnel, to assist clinicians in the selection of safe and effective medication and to enable pharmacists and pharmacy students to develop their abilities in providing information on drugs and medicines.

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Drug Information Retrieval & Storage

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