Drug Information Center

College of Pharmacy


It's Still Not Too Late to Get Your Flu Vaccine

Did you mean to get your flu vaccine in the fall but did not get around to it? Think it is too late to get vaccinated now? Well, think again. 


CVS to Stop Selling Tobacco Products

On February 5, 2014, CVS Caremark announced that CVS, the largest pharmacy chain in the United States, will stop selling cigarettes  


Perrigo acetaminophen infant suspension liquid: recall - potential defect with co-packaged oral syringe

On November 2, 2013, the Perrigo Company announced that it has initiated a voluntary, nationwide product  


FDA to complete phase-out of chlorofluorocarbon inhalers

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will complete its phase-out of all inhaler medical products  


FDA warns of rare but serious skin reactions with the pain reliever/fever reducer acetaminophen

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is informing the public that acetaminophen has been associated with a risk  


FDA issues consumer warning concerning illegally sold diabetes treatments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning to consumers to beware of illegally sold  



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The Drug Information Group (DIG) is a fully integrated medical communication group situated within an academic medical center. The provision of drug information services is our primary focus. In addition, we have multiple contractual agreements in which we are involved in the design and implementation of educational programs and the development and maintenance of communication services. Our work provides support and enhances the business, promotional, marketing, and sales opportunities for our clients. By partnering with the College of Pharmacy, our clients establish strong credibility with healthcare professionals and are able to attract key decision-makers to their programs. As Clinical Faculty at the College, the staff is extremely capable of translating complex pharmaceutical content into strategies that deliver the client’s message. Currently, the DIG collaborates with a number of clients including: 

  • Amgen
  • PharMEDium
  • Baxter Healthcare
  • Cardinal Health
  • Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services
  • MC-21
  • Walgreens

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Events & Calendar


March 24th - March 28th, 2014:  Spring Break

March 28th - March 29th, 2014:  ICHP Spring Meeting, Bloomington, IL

April 13th, 2014:   Hustle up the Hancock, Chicago IL

May 2014:  Baxter Pharmacy Customer Advisory Board