Principios Activos is a quick reference guide with information on more than a thousand active ingredientes for drugs marketed by pharmaceutical companies.
The application provides information about active ingredients, action, indications, contraindications, dosage, precautions, interactions, and warnings.
The active ingredient in a medication is the name of the substance that produces the therapeutic effect of the drug. With the same active ingredient may be many brands available in the market. Refer to medications by their active ingredient is considered the best way to handle drugs, and so recommended by the WHO (World Health Organization), international organizations, scientific societies and health authorities.
Although the information is based on information provided by the Health Authorities, it is imperative to compare with the latest information provided by authorities.
Warning: Use of this application, in any case, replace the medical advice. This application should never be used as a substitute for consultation with a physician. The updated information provided by the Health Authorities will prevail in any case, on the one provided by the application.
At this time, the application is available in spanish.