Update your Lexi-Comp!

If you have the Lexi-Comp app on your phone or mobile device, it’s time to update the app!  Lexi-Comp provides access to comprehensive clinical drug information in including  Lexi-Drugs and Lexi-Interact.  Each year, after Himmelfarb Library renews the Lexi-Comp subscription, individual users need to update their app to continue to get the latest in drug information.  If you already have the Lexicomp app on your phone or handheld, you can follow these simple steps:


  1. Access LexiComp and select the right-hand menu for Mobile App Access.
  2. Select the iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad platform and that you are an existing customer; copy the authorization code displayed in red.
  3. Login to your Lexicomp account.  
  4. Under Add a Subscription by Code, paste or type the Lexicomp authorization code. 
  5. On your iPad, open the Lexicomp app then select Update;  Lexicomp will automatically load updated content. 
If you would like to install the Lexi-Comp app on your phone or handheld, please follow these steps:
  1. Access LexiComp and select the right-hand menu for Mobile App Access.
  2. Select the iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad platform and that you are a new customer; copy the authorization code displayed in red. You can copy directly from your iPad by holding your finger on the code and selecting copy from the pop-up menu.
  3. Create a personal Lexi-Comp account then login to your Lexi-Comp account.  
  4. Under Add a Subscription by Code, paste or type the Lexi-Comp authorization code.  To paste, hold your finger in the desired location and choose Paste from the pop-up menu.
  5. On your iPad, open Lexi-Comp and login with your Lexi-Comp login/password; Lexi-Comp content will automatically load to your iPad.  
Additional apps are available on Himmelfarb Library’s App Shelf.  Please contact Laura Abate (leabate@gwu.edu) if you have any questions.
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