Medscape, which is derived from WebMD, is used by more than 3 million health-care professionals and has been rated the No. 1 most downloaded free app in the medical category of the Apple App Store.
Physicians, nurses, medical students, patients and all other health-care professionals use this app for accurate and up-to-the-minute clinical information. According to iMedical Apps, Medscape's drug reference is arguably the best in the App Store and includes the ability to look up herbal drugs in addition to prescription and over-the-counter drugs, which is rarely seen among its competitors. Other than drug reference information, Medscape also offers users health-care industry news, thought leadership perspective and continuing medical education information.