0

I came across a question. Some of the generic_name contains backward slash sign, for example, CYCLOPHOSPHAMIDE\PREDNISONE\VINCRISTINE. How to construct the API query that can include backward slash sign?

0

Those are three separate medication names, not one with backslashes in it. So you would search for them individually or in combinations with logical operators.

For example:

https://api.fda.gov/drug/event.json?search=patient.drug.openfda.generic_name.exact:%22CYCLOPHOSPHAMIDE%22

| improve this answer | |
  • Thank you Denis. So for example, if I would like to search for Aspirin\Prednisolone (means taking Aspirin and Prednisolone at the same time) for a specific indication, the API query could be the following? ... search = (patient.drug.openfda.generic_name.exact:(%22ASPIRIN%22)+AND+patient.drug.openfda.generic_name.exact:(%22PREDNISOLONE%22))+AND+(patient.drug.drugindication.exact: COLITIS)&count=patient.drug.drugindication.exact") ? – Meng Liu Sep 30 at 20:12

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.