ePocrates Inc. has announced the release of ePocrates Rx Pro for Mac. It’s a software application designed to work with Palm OS-based PDAs, developed for healthcare professionals who need information about drugs.
ePocrates Rx Pro is a drug reference guide that includes over 2,800 monographs. It contains off-label medications, shows interactions with alternative medicines, includes clinical tables and guidelines, provides formulary information, and provides a way to check for drug interactions among up to 30 drugs at a time.
The Mac version of ePocrates Rx Pro sports support for an AutoUpdate function that automatically downloads and installs the latest information about drugs when the Palm PDA is synced on the Mac.
The developer noted that ePocrates Rx Pro is compatible with Mac OS X or 9.2 or higher. It also requires Palm OS 3.1 or higher, and Palm Desktop 4.0.1 or later. As an introductory offer, ePocrates Rx Pro costs US$49.99 per year.