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How to cite using AMA in the health sciences

This guide covers the basics of the American Medical Association's (AMA) citation style.

Format, example and tips - Compounding Today

Elements to include and formatting

Drug Name. In: Specific database title. Publisher. Publication date (if available). Updated date. Accessed date. URL (no period after the URL)


  1. Omeprazole 2-mg/mL Buffered Suspension [Medisca]. In: Compounding Today. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding. Accessed September 2, 2022.


  • Sometimes the updated/published dates are not available