DIMS (Drug Information Management System) is the Android App, created by TWgBD (Telemedicine Working Group Bangladesh). This app is so far the best Android app which may be named as the index of drugs made by different pharmaceuticals in Bangladesh. Incepta Pharmaceuticals Limited has sponsored this app, which is a great initiative from them.
The app contains thousands of drug names (both generic and trade names), their indications, dosage and administrations, contraindications, side effects, precautions and warnings of using, pregnancy category, therapeutic class, pack size and latest price. So, it is an all-rounder app for all doctors as well as patients.
FEATURES OF DIMS:
The app has been organized in various ways.
You can search for any drug by its brand names and generic name in the SEARCH section.
To search for any drug, tap on the search option and type the drug name. The results will be shown as soon as you start typing.
To know information about a drug, tap on it from the search result.
To know various information, tap on the various headings.
You will also get a list of all the brand names of drugs alphabetically in A-Z DRUGS section.
You will also get the list of generic names of drugs alphabetically in DRUGS BY GENERIC section.
You will get the drugs by class also in the DRUGS BY CLASS section:
You will get the drugs used in different diseases in the DRUGS BY CONDITIONS section:
ADVANTAGES OF DIMS:
FOR DOCTORS & HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS:
Doctors, health care providers and medical students can learn about the newer drugs, their uses, contraindications and many other things through this app.
Patients can also learn about the drugs price which will help them during buying any particular drug. But, it should be kept in mind that, the patients should not use any drug by their own choice. As, it taking any drug without knowing much about it can hamper their health. Patients should always use drugs according to the prescription of a doctor.
DIMS is available as a free Android app in the Google Play Store.
The iPhone version is available in Apple Store.
So, download and install the app on your phone and get the most out of it.
If your DIMS app is an old version, you may need a password to register it for the first time. Here is the password:
Remember, it’s zero, not O.
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