The Ubuntu Medicines Lens is an Unity Lens that allows users any user to easily and quickly find medical information directly from Unity Dash.You can search by drug name, product/brand name or company name. The results are listed in two categories: Summary of Product Characteristics and Patient Information Leaflets. A filter is also provided, allowing users to choose between the Medicines.ie or emc.medicines.org.uk sources.
To install the Unity Medicines Lens plugin in your Ubuntu operating system, open a terminal window (hit the CTRL+ALT+T key combination) and paste the following commands (one by one, hitting Enter after each one):
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:markjtully/ppa
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get -y install unity-lens-medicines
You will need to restart your session after the installation. This Lens is available only for the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) and Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) operating systems.