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510(k) summary documents indicated on openFDA are not available from FDA 510(k) database

I have a question regarding the openFDA 510k data: According to the File Layout for Releasable 510(k)s the statement_or_summary entry gives following information: SUMMARY indicates that a summary of ...
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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: 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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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List of United States cities

I'm looking to get some data of this page http://www.greatschools.org/california/san-francisco/schools/?gradeLevels=e&page=2 To do it I need to create the links in this format: http://www....
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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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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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openFDA endpoints not updated in over 2 months. Has this project been abandoned?

We are specifically interested in the "Devices › Adverse Events" data which until recently seemed to get updated monthly, usually within 2 weeks of the end of the month. We realize that ...
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Open FDA - Medical device search -> summary pdf

I want to know how to search the PDF files with a search term. Most 510K records have the value "Summary" stored in the Summary field. How can one search the PDF files attached to the summary and ...
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How quickly after FDA approval will adverse events be listed on openFDA?

I cannot seem to find information on what the lag time is between FDA approval (drug on market) and results for adverse events being listed on openFDA. Does anyone have an idea of the timeline? For ...
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Why does a report listing a generic drug (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) have multiple brand names listed in the drug’s openfda section?

https://api.fda.gov/drug/event.json?search=safetyreportid:"4990905-5" In this adverse event report, three drugs are listed in patient.drug.medicinalproduct. The first is marked as the suspect drug (...
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New Indications via OpenFDA API

Is it possible to access new indication submissions or approvals via the OpenFDA API? I can see the information that I am looking for via the the Drugs@FDA website. For example, the page for Jakafi ...
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Is there anyway to get the NDC code for a drug from the drug enforcement report fields?

Given the fields acquired from a drug enforcement report: country reason_for_recall classification recall_number recalling_firm initial_firm_notification code_info product_quantity event_id ...
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What does some reports have the same safetyreportid?

I thought that safetyreportid is the unique identity of a report, but I found that some safetyreportid like "5390497-5" has two or three reports in openFDA when I search by API: https://api....
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How can I list FDA approved drugs in a year?

I am trying to list all of the approved drugs in a particular year, (e.g. https://www.fda.gov/drugs/new-drugs-fda-cders-new-molecular-entities-and-new-therapeutic-biological-products/novel-drug-...
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Python crashing when trying to read zipped json files [closed]

I downloaded the 2015 adverse drug events data from openfda and I want to run some analysis with python. I am a python newbie, but have become comfortable with the scikit-learn libraries, but I cannot ...
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What characters are allowed in the search parameter of the NDC OpenFDA API request?

I'm having an issue where the NDC API returns errors when special characters are submitted in the search parameter. I working on a product that contains a search box that allows the user to lookup ...
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Can we get the dosage list for a drug

How can we get the dosage list for a particular drug. we have the key "dosage_forms_and_strength" but it gives a single string not in a list format. I need to bind a dropdown for dosage information ...
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How to get all generic names in the API (drug label)

I want list of all generic names in the api.fda. I have this end point query giving me first 1000 generic names. https://api.fda.gov/drug/label.json?count=openfda.brand_name.exact&limit=1000 ...
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OpenFDA End Point Updates

With respect to the US Food and Drug Administration's API, I haven't seen the endpoints updated since 8/12/19. Did something change or is this common? I've noticed the endpoints refreshed fairly ...
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Missing previous month data

We are using below mentioned API to fetch data based on product code and date range: https://api.fda.gov/device/event.json?search=date_received:[20230927+TO+20231027]AND+device....
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