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Drug Information Center - Services

The KU Drug Information Center (DIC) provides accurate, unbiased and evidence-based drug information to health care professionals and patients within the state of Kansas. The Drug Information Center responds to requests regarding:

  • Therapeutic use of drugs (on-label or off-label)
  • Adverse drug reactions
  • Drug-drug and drug-herbal interactions
  • IV compatibility
  • Availability of new products
  • Herbal products, dietary supplements and over-the-counter products  
  • Pregnancy and lactation compatibility
  • Drug dosing and administration

The DIC also serves as an advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) rotation site to educate students in retrieval of drug information using available resources, literature evaluation, and communicating drug information to patients and health care professionals in verbal and written form.

2nd among all schools of pharmacy in National Institutes of Health funding
Brings more than $20 million in external funding into the state each year
7 of 19 cancer drugs formulated through the National Cancer Institute were developed at the KU School of Pharmacy
3,000 free flu shots given to Kansans in need during the past 5 years
4,000 living alumni, 63 percent of them living and working in Kansas
KU pharmacists practice in 95 of Kansas’ 105 counties
20th among public schools of pharmacy.
—U.S. News & World Report
$20.2 million NIH research grant earned by Distinguished Professor Jeff Aubé was 2nd largest in Kansas history
100 percent placement after graduation for KU Pharm.D. students
Established in 1885 as the 1st professional program at KU