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Psychopharmacology Database

Psychiatric Drug Reference is a progressive web application aimed at providing clinicians with fast access to psychiatric drug information.

Quickly find indications (including off-label), dosing, side effects, clinically useful pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic information, drug-drug interactions, and prescribing pearls for special populations i.e. pregnant, lactating, patients with renal or hepatic impairment, elderly, etc. At last, a virtual Rolodex of psychopharm information, accessible anywhere and across devices.

106 Drugs So Far!

This site is being updated almost daily. Droperidol is our most recent addition to the rapidly growing drug database.

Drug Tables

Search for Drugs by Mechanism of Action or Diagnosis

We now offer three separate tables in addition to the search bar, two sorted by mechanism of action (brand and generic), and a third new table organized by diagnoses (FDA-indicated and "off-label").

Drug Tables

Potencies of Antipsychotic Drugs at Various Receptors

Ever want the ability quickly sort antipsychotic drugs by their affinities at various receptors? If so, this table is for you! A similar table for antidepressants is under construction!

QT/QTc Quick Info

Concerned about QT prolongation when prescribing psychiatric medications?

Check out our new QT reference page with tables summarizing QT prolongation risk factors, including medication tables for both psych and non-psych meds (with comparison of high vs low risk of QT prolongation of various classes of psych meds).

Psychopharm Trivia

For a brief period, during and after World War II, narcoanalysis was much in vogue as a psychiatric treatment modality. This technique involved the intravenous injection of a short-acting barbiturate, producing disinhibition, which elicited otherwise suppressed information and intense emotional responses from the patient, a so-called cathartic abreaction, as an adjunct to psychotherapy.

Cytochrome P450 Table

Preventing Drug-Drug Interactions

All drugs in the psychopharm database populate our CYP450 table, organized into substrates, inhibitors, and inducers of the major CYP pathways (1A2, 2D6, 2C9/C19, 3A4).


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Last updated May 17 2021 17:22:54. Disclaimer: This website does not provide medical advice, nor is it a substitute for clinical judgment.