POISINDEX


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POISINDEX™

(pŏy-zĭn-dĕks)
A computerized database, revised quarterly, on over 300,000 commercial compounds. For information, contact Micromedex, Inc., 600 Grant St., Denver, CO 80203; (800) 525-9083.
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MICROMEDEX has recently improved POISINDEX, its toxicity database, so a quick check of a hand-held device reveals that "Georgia Home Boy" is a slang term for Gamma Hydroxybutyric Acid, or GHB, an illegal drug that induces a sense of euphoria and intoxication.
This addition to POISINDEX provides a searchable database of more than 4,000 slang street drug terms to allow doctors to quickly determine what a patient has taken when they don't know the real name of the drug.