Safer Prescribing. Safer Patients. Better Outcomes.
The Renal Drug Database helps patient care teams to improve safety in the pharmaceutical care of renally-impaired patients. Validated by the U.K. Renal Pharmacy Group and regularly updated by clinical pharmacists drawing on real-world evidence, The Renal Drug Database provides the most accurate, timely and clinically robust information that caregivers and patients can depend on for safer care and better outcomes.
Watch our 2-minute video to see how the Renal Drug Database can help you make informed, confident decisions that support treatment and therapy for renal patients.
Frequently Asked Questions
Providing access to over 900 drug monographs, The Renal Drug Database contains practical information for medications commonly used for patients with renal impairment or undergoing renal replacement therapies, as well as common drugs that may be prescribed to patients with impaired renal function for other medical conditions. It provides real-world information on comorbidities, dosing interactions, clinical use, metabolism and administration validated under the governance of the UK Renal Pharmacy Group.
The information contained in this resource has been compiled from a wide range of sources and from the clinical experience of the editorial board of the UK Renal Pharmacy Group, all of whom are involved in the pharmaceutical care of renally-impaired patients.
The Renal Drug Database is frequently updated and concurrently with the timely reviews of the guidance of the UK Renal Pharmacy Group
Access to the Renal Drugs Database requires a username and Password. Login can be found here on the Renal Drug Database homepage.
The Renal Drug Database is suitable for use on a range of devices including desktops, laptops and is optimised for mobile. All design elements have been checked for web and NHS accessibility compliance.
The Renal Drug Handbook
The Renal Drug Handbook is a handy accompaniment to the database containing the same level of detailed information in 900 monographs in an accessible, portable print volume. It is updated every 5-6 years.
The current fifth edition was fully updated prior to publication in 2018 and provides healthcare professionals with a single reference of easily retrievable, practical information relating to drug use, sourced from the practical experience of renal units throughout the UK, available in both print and eBook formats.
“Overall, this is an excellent handbook for anybody who wants to learn about drugs at a glance or wishes a quality reference for prescribing for those with renal impairment.”
Amita Maibam, University of Kentucky College of Medicine
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