Frequently Asked Questions

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Why is only available to MDs, DOs, NPs, and PAs?

US-based MDs, Residents, DOs, NPs, and PAs in full-time patient practice are able to register on for free through pharmaceutical company sponsorship. For your personal use, visit the PDR Bookstore to purchase the book or a CD-ROM version of the PDR.

How does use cookies?

A cookie is a small amount of information that a web site copies onto your hard drive. A cookie can help a web site identify you the next time you visit it. In order to access, you must have the preferences in your browser set to accept cookies.

We keep any information that you provide while registering or that we obtained from the use of cookies strictly confidential. The information is used for internal purposes only, helping us to improve the site for our users. For more information, see our privacy policy.

We also use cookies if you elect the option of not having to type your username and password each time you log on to our site ("Remember Me"). If you choose this option on our registration and login page, will use a cookie to recognize you so you will not need to log in again. You can reset this button and disable the cookie any time you return to the site. You will then need to type in your username and password on subsequent visits.

Please note that this cookie is specific to the machine from which you choose the "Remember Me" function. If you would like to access the site from another computer, you will need to enter your username and password again.

Does PDR offer CME credit for reviewing full prescribing information online?

PDR no longer offers CME credit for reviewing full prescribing information online. If you have previously completed a Full Prescribing Information CME course on and have not yet redeemed the credits earned, please do so as soon as possible. Any credits not redeemed by Friday, August 30, 2013 will be forfeited.

How do I disable Compatibility View in Internet Explorer?

Internet Explorer has a Compatibility View (or mode) that affects how some websites are displayed. may display incorrectly if Compatibility View is enabled. We suggest that you remove from your list of sites that have Compatibility View enabled.


  Internet Explorer 9 & 10 

  1. In Internet Explorer, press the Alt key to display the Menu bar, or press and hold the address bar and select Menu bar.
  2. Click Tools and select Compatibility View settings.
  3. Select under "Websites you've added to Compatibility View."
  4. Click Remove.


  Internet Explorer 8

  1. In Internet Explorer, open the Tools menu at the top and select Compatibility View Settings.
  2. Select under "Websites you've added to Compatibility View."
  3. Click Remove.