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Pharmacological Reviews

Basic Journal Info


United States
Journal ISSN: 15210081, 00316997
Publisher: American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
History: 1949-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link

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Pharmacological Reviews

Impact Factor


Impact Factor


Impact Factor



This quarterly journal showcases important review articles on topics of high current interest. Topics covered have included biochemical and cellular pharmacology, drug metabolism and disposition, renal pharmacology, neuropharmacology, behavioral pharmacology, clinical pharmacology, and toxicology. IUPHAR nonmenclature reports are published here. Pharmacological Reviews has the highest impact factor of the Science "Citation Index" pharmacy and pharmacology journals.

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2-year Impact Factor Trend
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3-year Impact Factor Trend
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4-year Impact Factor Trend
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Impact Factor

The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. In other words, the impact factor of 2020 is the average of the number of cited publications divided by the citable publications of a journal. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Normally, journals with higher impact factors are often deemed to have more influence than those with lower ones. However, the science community has also noted that review articles typically are more citable than research articles.

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Pharmacological Reviews

Impact Factor History
  • 2019 Impact Factor 17.814
  • 2018 Impact Factor 19.860
  • 2017 Impact Factor 19.719
  • 2016 Impact Factor 20.362
  • 2015 Impact Factor 20.371
  • 2014 Impact Factor 19.486
  • 2013 Impact Factor 20.855
  • 2012 Impact Factor 25.818
  • 2011 Impact Factor 21.293
  • 2010 Impact Factor 19.595
  • 2009 Impact Factor 17.818
  • 2008 Impact Factor 22.600
  • 2007 Impact Factor 20.547
  • 2006 Impact Factor 18.900
  • 2005 Impact Factor 16.750
  • 2004 Impact Factor 24.160
  • 2003 Impact Factor 27.444
  • 2002 Impact Factor 27.932
  • 2001 Impact Factor 24.049
  • 2000 Impact Factor 25.465
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Other Journal Impact Indicator

Any journal impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. That’s why every year, scholars review current metrics to improve upon them and sometimes come up with new ones. There are also other factors to sider for example, H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR (SCImago Journal Rank Indicator) and SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper). Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed.

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The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications


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SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from.