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Drug Information Services for Preceptors

The SIUE Drug Information and Wellness Center (DIWC) is available to all preceptors for many of your drug information needs. We offer this service as a courtesy to anyone who is directly involved in the education of our students.
Examples of Request Classifications:

  • Assistance in selection of optimal therapy, appropriate agent or dosage regimen
  • Drug administration
  • Pharmaceutical formulations
  • Pharmacology or mechanism of action
  • IV therapy and infusion devices
  • IV stability or compatibility
  • Adverse drug reactions
  • Drug interactions
  • Product, tablet, or capsule identification
  • Legal or regulatory issues
  • Foreign or investigational drug identification
  • Product availability
  • Pharmacoeconomics
  • Drugs in pregnancy and lactation

Requests to the center are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. central time. The SIUE DIWC is closed on weekends and all University holidays. A voice mail system is in place when the staff is unavailable to answer the phone immediately.

Drug Information and Wellness Center
SIUE School of Pharmacy

Campus Box 2000
Edwardsville, IL 62026
Fax: 618-650‑5141
Hours: 8 a.m.–4 p.m. CT

We look forward to assisting with your drug information needs.

McKenzie C. Ferguson, PharmD, BCPS
Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice
Director, Drug Information & Wellness Center

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