Correctly citing information from Micromedex requires paying attention to the following details:
The AltCareDex® System provides detailed information about alternative medicines or herbal treatments. Since the AltCareDex® System is only available in the web version of Micromedex, each APA citation must include a “Retrieved from” date and URL.
The CareNotes® System is the patient education section of Micromedex. Since the CareNotes® System is only available in the web version of Micromedex, each APA citation must include a “Retrieved from” date and URL.
DRUGDEX® System provides summary and detailed information about medications, including dosing/administration, medication safety, mechanism of action, pharmacokinetics, patient education and toxicology. The DRUGDEX® System summary information is available both in the web version of Micromedex and also through the Drug Summary app. It makes a difference in your APA citation as to how you accessed the information. THEREFORE it is critical that you make this distinction in your APA citation.