Drug Information Requests


Xavier University Drug Information Center
at Tulane University Hospital and Clinic


The Drug Information Center (DIC) is a free service that answers questions for healthcare professionals practicing in Louisiana. The center's primary goal is to improve the quality of patient care by answering drug-related questions directly applicable to patient care. Questions may be related to

  • Drug availability
  • Drug identification
  • Drug therapy and efficacy
  • Investigational drugs
  • Side effects and adverse effects
  • Veterinary drugs
  • Drug dosage and administration
  • Drug interactions
  • Drug use during pregnancy and while breastfeeding
  • IV compatibility and stability
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Toxicology
  • Compounding
  • Alternative medications and natural products

Priority of questions

We will do our best to answer your question within 24 hours. Please indicate the priority level of your question on your question form. We understand that all questions are important. However, our first priority is patient-specific questions. Our second priority is questions regarding general patient care. Other questions are further down on the priority list. Please let us know if you need an answer by a specific date.


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