RxNorm: RxCUI, Dailymed, Drug Databases

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  1. Jason

    Jason Developer / Handyman Staff Member

    An Overview to RxNorm - http://www.nlm.nih.gov/research/umls/rxnorm/overview.html

    In RxNorm, the name of a clinical drug combines its ingredients, strengths, and/or form.


    The concept is assigned an RxNorm concept unique identifier (RXCUI) of 575803. This RXCUI always designates the same concept, no matter the form of the name and no matter in what table it is found. Drugs whose names map to the same RXCUI are taken to be the same drug—identical as to ingredients, strengths, and dose forms. Conversely, drugs that differ in any of these

    Unique Identifiers and their Source Databases:


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