iGuard.org

QualityTool

iGuard.org

Description

iGuard.org is a Web-based medication monitoring service for consumers that helps monitor the safety of medications (including prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs, nutritional supplements, and herbal extracts).

iGuard.org helps patients stay safer by:

  • Routinely checking the safety of medications, screening for drug-drug and drug-disease interactions
  • Alerting patients and their doctor (optional) as important safety information arises about the medications
  • Providing an easily accessible summary of medications and conditions that patients can share with their health care team
  • Helping patients learn and share treatment satisfaction and side effect information within the patient community

Developer:

iGuard

Funding Sources:

Quintiles Transnational

History

Release Date: 2007
Original Summary: October 2009
Last Updated: 12/09/09

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