Is there a way to determine if a drug is generic or brand by passing in an NDC (National Drug Code) to the drug label endpoint (https://api.fda.gov/drug/label)?

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    Dear curious_george (nice CD by the way), please provide more information, so that casual bystanders are able to help you, for example: What is a NDC, what endpoint are you talking about? Check: stackoverflow.com/help/how-to-ask – Grimaldi Sep 17 '17 at 9:19
  • Most likely, NDC if for "National Drug Code" and the endpoint mentioned is api.fda.gov/drug/label. By the way, there exists FDA list of the so called authorized generics. – Stanislav Kralin Sep 17 '17 at 14:29

The page that @Stanislav Kralin's comment links to contains a link to the Orange Book page, which provides downloads for ANDA (Abbreviated New Drug Application, i.e. Generics) data and the Orange book itself. This should get you at least to 80% of the solution.

  • Thanks. I was hoping for a web service so that I wouldn't have to house and refresh the data. – FBNMDN Sep 23 '17 at 15:24

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