Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
Universiteitsbibliotheek – LibGuides

Drug and Disease Information: Toxicology Data & Literature

Toxicology Data & Literature

Have a look at the information on the right.

1. Perform a search in ToxNet. Search for a particular medicine by chemical name. Tip: use the Search All Databases search field to search all databases simultaneously.

  • How many records are retrieved for each of the ToxNet databases?
  • Read the information on the Database Description Support Page. Which database would you use to find information on possible adverse effects in nursing infants?
  • What is the chemical structure of your medicine?
  • What is the therapeutic use of your medicine? Tip: check out the classification codes and/or notes of the ChemIDplus full record. 
  • Export relevant references to RefWorks.

2. Perform additional searches:

  • Conduct a search on a similar drug in the same class of drugs. Tip: try one of the drug names from the PubMed excercise.
  • Conduct a search on the drug class. 

Done? Continue with the next part of the training:


ToxNet provides access to: