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Questions and answers surrounding the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's OpenFDA program.

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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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Data about the safety of Da Vinci Robotic Surgery

I am looking for data about the safety of the Da Vinci Robot. Have there been recalls on the Da Vinci Robot for not functioning properly? Have patients experienced terrible results via the use of the ...
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Dietary Supplement data

Does this data contain recall data (or any data) on dietary supplements for humans or dietary supplements for animals (which is handled by the Veterinary Drug department)?
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Are patient ages in openFDA specific to months of age (for infants) or only age in years?

I am interested in using the openFDA database to look at adverse drug events in hospitalized neonates and infants. Is it possible to determine age in months for newborns and infants? Also, is ...
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“hypotension” due to carbamazepine in open FDA?

How to search count of specific adverse event "hypotension" due to carbamazepine in openFDA?
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openFDA adverse reaction Serious vs Expedited?

what is the difference between serious and fulfillexpeditecriteria ? fulfillexpeditecriteria is not in the docs.
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Where can I find sales figures on pharmaceutical drugs listed by manufacturer?

I have some set of data from openFDA that looks like: Nausea reports concomitant w/ Fluoxetine, by manufacturer. +--------------+-------------------+ | Manufacturer | Number of reports | +------------...
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Multiple attributes available in a single OpenFDA query

Can I pull a single query that counts & breaks down adverse events reported for multiple attributes such as by year and by drug and by manufacturer? I've had success pulling counts by individual (...
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open.fda.gov JSON search terms

I am interested in finding a list of valid search terms for the JSON query tool. The query syntax examples are clear, but knowing what terms to use with the syntax remains a mystery. Is there a ...
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openFDA: Can we print results for multiple patients at once?

Is there any way to get multiple patients' results in one output? I've noticed it defaults to show one patient's results at a time - and skipping allows you to see other patients - but is there any ...
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Where is the list of fields available through the openFDA API?

I was wondering how to create a query based off the examples, and the main question I have is where do the patient.drug.openfda.pharm_class_epc and patient.reaction.reactionmeddrapt come from? I ...
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OpenFDA API : can we count on several fields?

Is it possible to get counts nested by 2 fields ? For example adverse events by patient sex and reaction type. The result would be something like a 2 dim array. edit (since this account doesn't have ...
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How to get all the DrugList

I want to fetch all the drugList, lets say -> DrugName, Manufacturer, Prescribed for, Description. I tried using https://api.fda.gov/drug/event.json?count=patient.drug.openfda.manufacturer_name.exact ...
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OpenFDA adverse event counts by dates do not add up

The counts by date range do not seem to add up. For example, the following two queries https://api.fda.gov/drug/event.json?search=patient.drug.openfda.brand_name:"ambien"+AND+serious:1+AND+patient....
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Model documents for presubmission meeting with FDA about mhealth pilot trial and risk assessment

I am planning a trial with diabetic patients to use our digital tablet-based Android app for helping to track/manage glucose, nutrition, medications, and fitness-related activities. It has been ...
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Search for deaths by a specific drug

I am not a programmer, so I am trying to understand the search methods to use when looking at OpenFDA. I am currently using the generic form for Reported Reactions. How do you get more the 10 adverse ...
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Inconsistency in API results?

Two of the sample queries on the open.fda.gov "API Basics" webpage return what appears to be inconsistent results: https://api.fda.gov/drug/event.json?search=patient.drug.openfda.pharm_class_epc:"...
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Seriousness values on OpenFDA

In looking at OpenFDA, I'd like to know the range of values for results.seriousnessother, results.seriousnesshospitalization, results.serious, and results.primarysource.qualification, as well as what ...
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Search for False advertising/drug name associated with patient complaint of false advertising

I'm looking for a way to search the OpenFDA databse for a patients claim of false advertising. I would then like to return the results of the search ion which the Drugs are noted with that claim. ...
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Where do I type in my query in the API in openFDA.gov

The openFDA.gov reference website says to use the following webpage for queries: https://api.fda.gov. But when I go to that page, there is no where to type in a query and run it. Where can I type in ...
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How to get total count of adverse effects events by manufacturer in openFDA?

I get error when attempting to use count=patient.drug.openfda.manufacturer_name.exact without including the filter by field like in search=patient.drug.openfda.pharm_class_epc:"nonsteroidal+anti-...
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Data In CSV Format from OpenFDA

I read about data availability on http://open.fda.gov/ Now i want to download data in structured row-column format but all that i am getting is modifying my search query in order to retrieve ...
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Now I have an API key, how do I access OpenFDA?

The link I am told to use, https://api.fda.gov, redirects me to http://api.data.gov, which does NOT have an FDA option! In any case, that site has no place to enter the API key I got on the OpenFDA ...