Academic Affairs

Services Offered by the Butler DI Center

The Butler University Drug Information Service is equipped to handle a vast array of medical questions pertaining to the safe and effective use of prescription and over-the-counter medications.DICenter_Services

Common request categories include:

  • Adverse medication reactions
  • Appropriate dosing and therapies for neonates, pediatrics, geriatrics, and renally or hepatically impaired patients
  • Clinical practice guidelines
  • Compatibility
  • Cross-sensitivities and allergic reactions
  • Dietary supplements, herbal products, and over-the counter medications
  • Drug interactions (drug-drug, drug-disease state, drug-laboratory value, drug-herb, or drug-dietary supplement)
  • Extemporaneous compounding
  • Foreign medicationsDICenter_Services2
  • Investigational medications
  • Laboratory value interpretation
  • Medication identification
  • Medication use during pregnancy or lactation
  • Newly approved medications
  • Off-label medication uses
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Pharmacy law
  • Stability
  • Much more