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The Drug Information Centre and Other Resources

 Have you ever struggled with a drug information question?

  • Could this medication be causing an adverse effect in my patient?
  • What is this herbal product my patient is taking? Will it affect their prescription medications?
  • Will this new prescription interact with any of my patient's current medications?
  • My patient has medications from another country. What are they?

The Drug Information Centre can help!

Our Drug Information Pharmacist, Ms. Jennifer Donnan, can be reached at:

1-800-745-DRUG (3784) or 777-7584.


Located in the School of Pharmacy, the Drug Information Centre is available to aid in addressing medication-related questions from health care professionals in Newfoundland and Labrador at no cost.

Please Note: This service is not available to the general public or those outside of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Hours of operation: 8:30am - 4:30pm (Newfoundland Time), Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The Drug Information Centre is closed on Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday. The centre is also closed on statutory holidays.

Tel: 709-777-7584 or 800-745-DRUG (3784)
Fax: 709 777-8723

Sponsored by the School of Pharmacy, Memorial University


Other Resources for Health Professionals

MUN Medical Information Resoucres

Health Sciences Library
Find out about the multiple services and resources offered by the Health Sciences Library, MUN, St. John's, NL.
Searching Medline via PubMed
Is it FREE. It also provides information on the availablility of articles from Memorial University's Health Sciences Library (HSL). Note that availability status is not complete, i.e. an article may be available in the HSL even though it is not indicated by this tool.
Pregnancy/Lactation Information
A source for timely, evidence-based information about the safety or risk of drugs, chemicals and disease during pregnancy and lactation from Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Ontario.
One Site Source for Pharmacy Links
An extensive list with web links of pharmacy-related resources organized under 64 categories. Developed and maintained by College of Pharmacy, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS.

Provides web links to pharmacy-related websites organized under 30 categories, including compounding, drug interations, and much more. Developed and maintained by the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON.