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Lexicomp

Lexicomp drug reference on mobile apps are unique in the industry for being as extensive as our online drug reference offerings. No content is abridged. Users can view more than 20 databases, featuring timely, in-depth information on drugs, natural products, interactions, medical calculations and more, whether in the hospital or on-the-go.

Provides unique features other drug information apps don’t have, like a pharmacogenomics database, IV compatibility data, drug shortage information, patient education leaflets, and the ability to reorder databases and monograph fields to customize display.

Content is stored directly on the device – clinicians can quickly answer questions even if there is a weak mobile signal or no internet connection.

NOTE: We only have 45 seats, so if the subscription code is not working, it is likely that all seats are already filled.

NOTE: Whenever you access the library's resources from off-campus, remember to log into the library proxy network before navigating to the resources you want to use.


Registering for a Lexicomp Account

In order to access the app, you must have a Lexicomp account.  To create a Lexicomp account, follow the instructions below: 

  1. Go to https://www.lexi.com/account/.
  2. Click on the Create account link to the right of the login button.
  3. Fill out the registration form.
    • NOTE: You NEED to use your NYMC email address to create an account.
  4. Click the Create Account button.

Adding a Subscription to Your Account
  1. On your Lexicomp Account page, there is a Subscriptions section.
  2. Input the Authorization Code: SPKHTWRSBY5U.
  3. Click the Add Subscription button.
  4. The system will send you an email with an activation pin.  Copy and paste the pin from the email into the Verify Pin box.
  5. Click the Verify button.
  6. Click the Finish button.

NOTE: The system will give you an expiration date after which you will no longer be able to use your subscription to access the Lexicomp app.  In order to maintain access, you will have to repeat the process of adding a subscription to your account.  


Installing the App for the First Time
  1. Go to the App Store/Google Play Store.
  2. Type Lexicomp into the search box.
  3. Download the app to your phone.
    • NOTE: Make sure you have enough room on your phone before starting the download.
  4. Once the app is installed, click on the app's icon on your phone to access it.
  5. You will prompted to log in using your Lexicomp username and password.
  6. After you login, you will need to download the and sync the databases that you want to use.  After you do so, you'll be able to use the app as needed.
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