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Information related to pharmaceutical chemicals and controlled substances or their usage, social impacts, industrial finances, and other qualitative or quantitative data.

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Which API to use to find the information based on NDC code?

I found out that there are two ways to find drug information based on NDC code but I am not quite sure which one to choose. Here is an example NDC API - https://api.fda.gov/drug/ndc.json?search=...
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Search via NDC api and brand name outputs different results

I was trying to search information about Advil so I tried two ways Search by drug name: https://api.fda.gov/drug/event.json?search=patient.drug.openfda.brand_name:advil Search by ndc code: https://api....
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Linking investigational drugs to name of owning company

I see that AACT (https://aact.ctti-clinicaltrials.org/data_dictionary) has investigational drugs. I find the table/field: keywords/name to be useful for finding investigational drugs. I'm wondering ...
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Can I use openFDA API for Drugs side effects?

Is there any way to get Drugs side effect for specific drug name like Paxil from openFDA API. I read the documentation but don't really understand
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(Drug API with NDC) Drug name with specified strength & NDC Error

Our website is a platform for patients to consult with physicians and specialists on-demand. The doctors will be able to search for the drug name though the database (NDCID drug database integrated in ...
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is there a way to fetch only the updated documents in openFDA?

I am using a query like the following one https://api.fda.gov/drug/label.json?search=effective_time:[20110601+TO+20121231]&limit=1 to search for all records with effective_time between Jun 01, ...
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How to inquire about adverse events of aspirin in the open FDA?

I want to check the adverse events of aspirin drugs in the open fda data within the specified date I have tried many times and it keeps getting an error display Where did I go wrong ? How can I query ...
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What is the difference between OpenFDA's Drug Label API and DailyMed?

I am interested in downloading and processing structured product label (SPL) data. What is the difference between DailyMed API and OpenFDA's (https://open.fda.gov/apis/drug/label/) API? Is one more ...
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Estimate drug costs by RxCUI from NADAC data

I'm trying to estimate Rx costs using the National Average Drug Acquisition Cost (NADAC) dataset. Essentially I lookup drugs using the RxTerms API, which provides RxCUIs, strengths and forms and ...
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Where can I download a full international drug names dataset?

Please advise where can I download a full international dataset of drug/medicine names? I need a csv or db file with names
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Where can I find data to create small sample drug database?

For my diploma thesis I want to build an application to control medicine dosage and to do this I think about making sample database with like 1000 medicines with info most importantly about a dosage (...
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Historical National Drug Code Package Data Availability

I am wondering how I may be able to access historical NDC Directory File data? An example of the type of data I’m looking for would be for NDC Package Code 0002-3004-75, or Prozac Weekly. In the ...
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Availability of PGx Biomarker data for drug labels?

Is the Pharmacogenomic Biomarkers in Drug Labeling available through the OpenFDA system? If not, are there any plans to make this data available? Seems like this would be an easy thing to model and ...
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Atopiclair does not appear on any FDA list I can find

Atopiclair is on drugs.com: https://www.drugs.com/cdi/atopiclair.html Here's where it's not (on fda.gov): The FDA CDER DB: https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cder/daf/index.cfm The Medical ...
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How to find Novartis medicines in openFDA drug labelling data

I am trying to look at the Novartis medicines on openFDA open data on drug labeling for a given period. I tried this: https://api.fda.gov/drug/label.json?search=spl_patient_package_insert:"Novartis"&...
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When will the drug events api (https://api.fda.gov/drug/event.json) be updated with 2018 Q2 data

I see that on the FDA adverse events reporting (FAERS) public dashboard the data is already as of June 30, 2018 whereas on the API its still as of March 31, 2018. https://api.fda.gov/drug/event.json?...
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Rehabilitation Facilities & Substance Abuse Clinics GIS data in Grand Rapid City MIchigan

Looking for GIS data for the 57 locations on page 35 of this PDF https://www.grandrapidsmi.gov/files/assets/public/departments/planning-department/cannabis-data-compendium-7-18-18.pdf
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API for searching Orphan Drug Designations and Approvals

I'm building a website using the openFDA APIs, which works perfectly. I also notice that the FDA website provides a tool called "Search Orphan Drug Designations and Approvals" at https://www....
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meds not appearing in FDA CDER or medical device DBs

The meds not appearing in either are as follows: RabAvert Donnatal Androxy The search engine I used for the FDA CDER DB is as follows: https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cder/daf/index.cfm The ...
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why doesn't FDA drug list include all meds?

The FDA has a drug list that I would have thought would have had all FDA approved drugs. The list can be downloaded here: https://www.fda.gov/drugs/informationondrugs/ucm079750.htm You can search it ...
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Is there a historic drug shortage database?

I was wondering if there was a historic database of drug shortage data? The current database (link below) appears to only reflect any shortages that have been resolved in 2017 but does not include ...
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Where can I find a list of investigational drugs?

I am looking for a primary source (read: preferably not from a reseller) of all drugs currently in development. The FDA says they don't disclose the information, and it seems that clinicaltrials.gov ...
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Drug patent to National Drug Code (NDC) mappings?

From the FDA's Orange Book site, I have lots of information about drug patents. I want to be able to link up drug patents with NDCs. Does anyone know of a mapping table that bridges the gap between ...
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How to download in excel/csv all the FDA drug enforcements available?

The openFDA drug enforcement reports API download returns results in one large JSON file. Unfortunately I have no experience in parsing/programming JSON and I need the drug enforcements data in Excel/...
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How to find the amount of Mylan revenue generated for doxycycline hyclate drug

I'm writing an article on the antitrust investigation into Mylan and other companies. I need to obtain the amount of annual revenue that Mylan generated from sales of the drug doxycycline hyclate ...
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Top Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient Sales in US During 2016 (Current Year) Dataset(s)?

Seeking open dataset of Top active pharmaceutical ingredient sales/molecules sales data in US during current year.
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Is there a way to query openFDA for drug pair interaction?

openFDA is awesome particularly the drug/event database. But I can't find a way to query whether a particular drug (e.g. xanax) has any drug interaction warning, precaution, or contraindication. ...
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NDC 11 digit CMS/HIPAA to NDC dash-format code

I'm looking for a way to convert 30K NDC codes in normalized CMS/HIPAA format to dash format codes or otherwise identify them. Examples '00002144509' -> 0002-1445-09 '00023917715' -> 0023-9177-15 '...
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openFDA API - ingredient and product name queries give bad results - is it me?

Try running this query: https://api.fda.gov/drug/label.json?&search=generic_name=hydrocodone - returns Oxycontin, not Norco or other hydrocodone containing drugs https://api.fda.gov/drug/label....
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Repository for published data from medical studies

Is there a repository for data from medical studies, in particular clinical drug tests? I am looking for data at the patient/mouse level, optimally from larger studies (exceeding 1000 individuals)
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STRIDE data all years

The DEA collects data on illegal drugs and makes one year available here: http://www.dea.gov/resource-center/stride-data.shtml. I need this data for every year since 1999. What is the best way to get ...
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Open datasets on medicine/drugs and its uses in treatment

I'm looking for a dataset that contains a list of medicine/drugs and what is it used for. Example : Medicine To treat Paracetamol Pain Paracetamol Fever Adderall Narcolepsy ...
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list of approved active ingredients

If I wanted to define how drugs and cosmetics chemicals/ingredients overlap, could I use openFDA to help answer the drug part of that comparison? Would I be able to take the contents of all the ...
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(Non)Prescription Drug Use Location/Date

I'm doing a data science project that requires information about the use of specific prescription and over-the-counter drugs by location and date. The location data don't have to be US-specific, but ...
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Comparing FDA drug data with other countries

We are trying to link the openFDA drug data with similar databases from other countries, and struggling to find a set of identifiers that will allow us to match drugs in different formats. Can't see ...
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How to get a list of all strengths & forms for a drug from RxNorm?

RxNorm is a database of drugs put out by the U.S. National Library of Medicine. I've pulled the RxNorm data into a Postgres database using some of the supplied MySQL scripts and some code that I wrote ...
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how to get drug database for free?

where can I download from a database of drugs that will contain the information about drug indications/use, side effects, and drug interaction for free? Please tell me if you know. I want to use that ...
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Pharmacist Database in Canada

Where would I be able to get some demographic and employment data for pharmacists in Canada? Much like this one: http://www.cihi.ca/CIHI-ext-portal/internet/en/document/spending+and+health+workforce/...
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Query medicine descriptions API

I am looking for publicly available API for querying medicine's descriptions. For example, if I supply Carbidopa/Levodopa or Sinemet the expected return data (in json or xml format) is a simple ...
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OpenFDA API for drug Label changes

Is there is any API for getting the label changes for a list of drugs. I have been searching for APIs and RSS feeds with no luck.
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Is there a way to extract the brand names of drugs available in USA?

RxNorm is a terminology that has a good content. It can be downloaded (after signing a user agreement) from NLM website. But it requires dealing with databases (Oracle or MySQL). Can I parse the file ...
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