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Complementary and Alternative Medicine Resources

Useful Drug Resources



Lexicomp App -  For detailed instruction about downloading the app, click  "Mobile Access"

Please note:  Authorization code was updated .  To retrieve the code, click "Mobile Access Code" or ask your librarian. 

Users must activate or renew their mobile subscription using Commonspirit Health email. If users previously registered with a personal email, please visit  to update their email address. 


Step 1 - Create Lexicomp Mobile Account and Activate Subscription

  1. Visit
    • Enter your registration information and click Create Account.
      • You must register with your organizational e-mail address.
      • Remember your chosen email address and password used to create this account as you will need these during step 2.
  2. Log into the account you just created; click Log in now.
  3. Enter your Email Address and Password; click Log in.
  4. In the Subscriptions section, locate Add a Subscription by Code.Code Section
  5. Enter the Authorization Code; click Add Subscription.
    • If you receive "The product code is not valid" message, please confirm the code was entered correctly and try again.
    • You may also need to update your email address to your organizational email.
      • Once logged in, click CHANGE EMAIL ADDRESS on the right side of the screen.
      • Enter your organizational email address and click Update.
  6. You will receive an email with a 5-character PIN at your registered email address.
  7. Enter the PIN into the Verify PIN field; Click Verify.
  8. Click Finish.

Step 2 - Mobile App Installation for iPhone, iPad, iPod  OR Android (click for Android)

  1. On your iOS device, tap on the App Store icon and search for Lexicomp.
  2. Select Lexicomp and tap Get or Free, then Install, or the small cloud with a downward arrow, and enter your iTunes password (if prompted) and tap OK.
  3. Open the Lexicomp app on your device.
  4. Enter your email and password and tap Sign In. If you forgot your password, click Forgot Password.
  5. Please read the license agreement and tap Accept.
  6. Select Automatic Update preference: WiFi only or Wifi and Data; Tap Next.
  7. Select your Library content preference: I will select the content sets to install; or Download ALL content sets for me; Tap Get Started.
  8. Select content sets or tap Download ALL.
  9. After the update is complete, tap the Menu button in the top right corner and tap Home.
  10. Select an icon to begin accessing your Lexicomp Mobile App subscription.

Important Notes

  1. Updates may take some time, depending upon the database(s) selected, the connection speed, and the speed of your device's memory.
  2. The Lexicomp Mobile App requires a strong cellular or Wi-Fi signal for installation. The application may transfer a significant amount of data, which could result in charges from your carrier. We recommend you utilize an unlimited data plan or connect to a Wi-Fi network when installing or updating this product. Please contact your carrier for assistance with your data plan or with utilizing a Wi-Fi connection.
  3. The iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad application requires iOS 11.0 or later, an active Apple ID, and 2.0 GB of available space. To verify you have a compatible device, access SETTINGS > GENERAL > ABOUT. If you have an earlier version, please update your device before continuing. If you do not have an iTunes account, please visit: to create one.

Natural Medicines Database

Natural Medicines database is an authoritative resource available on dietary supplements, herbal medicines, and complementary and integrative therapies. Natural Medicine database provides access to:

Micromedix Neofax/Pediatrics

Dignity Health has access to NeoFax and Pediatrics via IBM MicroMedex

Product user tips and Training materials are available here 

Watch Training Video:  This video demonstration showcases the NeoFax and Pediatric Drug Monographs, Enteral Formulas, and Drug Dosing Calculators, and is ideal for new user. 

To download Micromedex NeoFax and Pediatrics Apps, follow the steps below: 

IBM Micromedex® NeoFax App

Neofax app for iPhone/iTouch and iPad  
  • The IBM Micromedex NeoFax app for Apple and Android devices is included with Micromedex Neofax content subscription.
  • You can access these apps via the App Store (Apple devices), or Google Play® (Android devices).
  • For users who are not current NeoFax customers, the app will be available for a fee.
  • You can activate the app by following the simple instructions below.
Step 1
Visit the App Store from your device and search IBM Micromedex NeoFax.
Step 2
From the App, select download / install the application. You may be prompted to enter your Apple or Google ID.
Step 3
The app will download to your app library, or directly to your device.
Step 4
Open the app.  Click here to enter the password The password is case-sensitive.

Drug Identification

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Developed by Helen Chang, MLIS, AHIP, Library Service Manager at St. Joseph's Medical Center, Stockton, CA