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Why does the data on website not match what is returned from the api

I am trying to get data similar to what is shown on https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm using the api, but I am seeing a lot of discrepancies. For example when I use the following api ...
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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 download a subset of the reports based on a specific indication of query term?

I understand that for performance purposes in my case it will be better to download the data rather than accessing it through the public API. On a practical note I am only interested in a subset of ...
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How to find information about buildings using specific addresses?

As indicated in the question, I am looking for all kind of information about buildings in Switzerland, preferably using an API. This could include information like whether a restaurant or a bank is ...
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Difference between Inspection Observation and Inspection Citation reports

What is the difference between the FDA Inspection Observation and Inspection Citation reports? The inspection citation report appears to have slightly less data but provides more details for what is ...
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Limit the array of drugs in openFDA

Hello I am messing around with openFDA and was wondering if its possible to search for a medicinal product and only return objects with one drug in the array. For example when you search for a drug, ...
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Retrieve Import Alerts published by FDA

The FDA publishes lists of Import Alerts in HTML format, such as, for example, in page https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/cms_ia/importalert_259.html . This is in FDA site under Industry > Import > ...
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Getting the complete list of AEs x drug with openFDA

Can one get ALL AEs per single drug instead of most frequent ones? Example Ibrutinib 2,921 reports; AEs reported 1,696 in 10 categories. How can I get the remaining list of less frequent events up to ...
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openFDA - Recalls - quantity in commerce

Any reason this field is not available on openFDA? It can be seen on individual queries on the website: (random example) https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cdrh/cfdocs/cfres/res.cfm?id=131707 Are ...
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How to get a review page link or review files for a certain drug using API on FDA?

I wanna get the review link for a certain drug links via API, e.g, for the drug "AUBAGIO", it's "http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cder/drugsatfda/index.cfm?fuseaction=Search.Set_Current_Drug&...
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Problem with date format

I'm getting some problems with the format dates on openfda. Is there an existing method to format or process to show on a chart?
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OpenFDA: Is there a data source which provides descriptions of the ingredients listed in EAFUS DB?

Is there a data source which provides descriptions of the ingredients listed in EAFUS DB? I have been able to find details from varied sources (PubChem, Wikipedia etc etc) but I need something that ...
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Bug in count in openFDA Adverse Events?

When using "count" I have found that less frequent counts in a query are often incorrect. My ad hoc workaround has been to always set limit to 999, and only use the first 100 counts. For example, ...
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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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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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Unexpected results from query

If I check the FDA's Drug Shortage page the first item on the list is a product with a generic name of: Abciximab (ReoPro) Injection. If I click on the link provided there is a column called ...
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How to fetch data from open fda API with multiple query parameters using +AND+

I am using below API query to fetch recalls for food by city AND termination date range. but it doesn't seem to work https://api.fda.gov/food/enforcement.json?search=city:%22Westminster%22+AND+...
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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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How can I access FDA drug recall or warning letter data?

How can I access FDA drug recall, or warning letter data? So that I can use that information to predict the Drug Shortage using machine learning algorithms
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using barcode value to lookup drug information

I am trying to build a query tool that takes a scanned barcode (NDC) and looks up the drug information in the openFDA. I have a package for Latanoprost Ophthalmic Solution with a package code of ...
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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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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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Is it possible to link drugs, with protein targets, using OpenFDA?

I have a set of protein targets. The absolute ideal return for these targets for me, would be a .tsv file that looks like this: target_name fda_approved_drug target1 drug1 target2 - ...
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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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Looking for an endpoint to retrieve warning letters

You can search for warning letters https://www.fda.gov/inspections-compliance-enforcement-and-criminal-investigations/compliance-actions-and-activities/warning-letters
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Where can I find FDA approval SPL drug data?

I am doing a study on approval label drug data for prescription drugs and want to get a a large dataset of the approval label for a drug. I will be then comparing this with later versions of the drug ...
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OpenFDA End Point Updates

With respect to the US Food and Drug Administration's API, I haven't seen the end points updated since 8/12/19. Did something change or is this common? I've noticed the end points refreshed fairly ...
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Mapping of drug names to generics

Dataset: Obtained from FDA AERS I would like to map the drug names to its generic name. Example: Arthritis Pain, Aspir 81, Aspir-Low, Bayer Childrens Aspirin etc would be mapped to aspirin Is there ...
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openfda - get list (dedupe) of unique medication strengths for given medication search

Searching for medication "atorvastatin calcium" returns a total of 509, lots of generics manufacturers. I want the API to return the unique medication strengths, is there a way to do that within the ...
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UDI Dataset JSON parsing efficiency TANKED after July 07 (Using Azure Data Factory)

I'm finding that my ability to parse the JSON using Azure Data factory is not possible after file updates on July 07. The process, which took 10 minutes previously now takes 50+ hours. Is anyone esle ...
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Understanding data discrepancy between NDC and annotated OpenFDA data

When comparing the NDC drug data at https://www.fda.gov/drugs/informationondrugs/ucm142438.htm and OpenFDA annotated data at https://open.fda.gov/apis/drug/ndc/download/ , I observed that the FDA ...
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Difference between Recall Enforcement Report and Recall Report?

I notice there are two types of recall datasets: Recall Enforcement Report and Recall Report. And I downloaded both of them. There are overlaps of recall events and related information, but they are ...
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Different manufacturer for same application

While trying to access labels by using open FDA API, I observed that manufacturer_name is not consistent for same application. How can a single application can have more than one manufacturer.
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GUDID / Device Registration Common Data Element

Is there a field or data element common to both the UID and the device registration databases in FDA? I'm trying to tie the two together but can't seem to find a common field.
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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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Why is there an extra “0” at the beginning of every UPC code in openFDA?

When I compare images of the package label UPC barcodes with these codes the zero isn't there. Having written an application that stores and uses pharmacy item UPC barcodes, I can assure you the ...
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I am attempting to locate DrugID or DCode information

Does anyone know where to obtain DCodes or DrugIDs in the OPEN FDA product? I get practically everything I need except this. Thanks.
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Device Product Code API call

I'm trying to return medical device "product_code" data, but the following two URLs do not work. For example, I'm trying to get data on the product code, "DXN" as listed here: https://www.accessdata....
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Download Table from PRR drug Research tool

I used the PRR drug research tool: https://openfda.shinyapps.io/RR_D/ When I select a drug name it lists me by default the top 50 drug event combinations with PRR & ROR values. In the R shiny ...
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Which data processes are applied on FAERS data

I am trying to understand if the FAERS data are processed in OpenFDA similarly to what is done in softwares (RxLogix, ORACLE, CVW), meaning: Have the FAERS data been checked for duplicates with ...
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openFDA: Is there any way to match NDC data in different format?

I'd like to know whether or not there is a possible way to match NDC codes in different format by using openFDA API like Recall Enforcement Reports. For example, matching 0187-0798-30 with 0187-079-...
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What is the status of VAERS?

What is the status of the US government Vaccine Averse Event Reporting System (VAERS)? Is there also a JSON file containing links to all downloadable files for automating the download of the data?
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Retrieve the Supplier details using FEI number?

a. Can we retrieve the Supplier details using FEI number, in any of the APIs? b. Are there any datasets or APIs available to query information under Cosmetics? c. Are there any open APIs to fetch ...
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openFDA - Open APIs to access Import Alerts, Import Refusals, Warning Letters & Inspection details

Does openFDA have APIs to access Import Alerts, Import Refusals, Warning Letters & Inspection details for a Supplier?
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Is Trade name is same as brand name

i wanted to get the trade name of a drug, but in https://api.fda.gov/drug/label.json?search=openfda.generic_name:Amoxicillin i get brand_name. so can someone please confirm, that brand_name refers to ...
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OpenFDA - Differences Between Dashboard and API Results

I want to find the numbers of cases of each adverse effect for some drugs in the FAERS database. I am using Keytruda as an example. I ran the API to count the adverse events for Keytruda: https://api....
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OpenFDA: Programmatic/Machine Readable Biologic License Application Data

Is there a way to programatically (or manually) download the biologic license applications data in a machine readable format? Here is a PDF that at the bottom has the 2015 approvals, https://www.fda....
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Q: Boolean Structure

I'm looking for help to construct a search with multiple parameters. Is this possible? I'm basically performing this search to try to catch reports that may have been labeled with the incorrect ...
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Searching for adverse reports related to quality only reported in 2017

I'm trying to search for the number of adverse reports related to "quality" within the query and only for the year 2017. I've tried this query https://api.fda.gov/drug/event.json?search=receivedate:[...
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Medical Device - multiple FEI numbers associated with a single 510(k) number

In the device 510(k) endpoint data (downloadable JSON file on OpenFDA), a single 510(k) number is associated with multiple FDA Establishment Identification (FEI) numbers, and I am not being able to ...