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Installing the Lexicomp App

To install the Lexicomp app:

  1. Click on the appropriate Lexicomp link:
  2. Click the "Mobile App Access" icon near the top right of the page. 
  3. Select your platform and then select 'New (app is not installed)'. Scroll down for instructions and make note of the 'Authorization Code' in red. You will need this in step 5.
  4. Go to http://www.lexi.com/account/ and create an account.
  5. Once you have logged into your account, enter the red Authorization Code from step 3 and click 'Add Subscription'. A verification PIN should then be emailed to you. Note: The PIN will expire after 30 minutes.
  6. Open the email you should have just received to retrieve the PIN. Enter it and click "Verify".
  7. Download the app from the App Store or Play Store.
  8. Open the app, click 'Accept' and log in with the user name and password you just created. If prompted, select 'SD Card' for database storage. If you receive an 'Account Synced' message, click 'Ok'.
  9. Select the databases that you would like to download. If you don’t see the list, then select the red 'Update' icon from the main menu. Once you have checked off the databases you want, click 'Update'.

For best results, keep your device plugged in and connected to Wi-Fi.

To renew your app annually in September:

  1. Click on the appropriate Lexicomp link:
  2. Click the "Mobile App Access" icon near the top right of the page. 
  3. Select your platform and then select 'Existing (already have the app)'.
  4. Make note of the 'Authorization Code' in red. You will need this for step 6.
  5. Log in to your account at http://www.lexi.com/account/.
  6. Enter the Authorization Code from step 4 and click 'Add Subscription'. A verification PIN should then be emailed to you. Note: The PIN will expire after 30 minutes.
  7. Open the email you should have just received to retrieve the PIN. Enter it and click "Verify".
  8. Open the Lexicomp app on your device.
  9. Tap the "Update" icon, check off the databases you wish to update, or tap 'Select All' and then tap 'Update.

For best results, keep your device plugged in and connected to Wi-Fi.

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About Lexicomp

Lexicomp provides point-of-care drug information, including dosing, administration, warnings and precautions, as well as:

  • Clinical practice guidelines
  • IV compatibility from Trissel's 2 Clinical Pharmaceutics Database
  • Interactions
  • Drug I.D.
  • Calculators
  • Drug comparisons
  • Patient education

The app provides the same content as the desktop version, including the Five Minute Clinical Consults. Content is stored directly on the device.


Access the desktop version of Lexicomp