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Unified Medical Language System® (UMLS®)

RxNorm Files

The license agreement required for the RxNorm releases is available from: https://uts.nlm.nih.gov/license.html. These RxNorm release files contain data consistent with the 2014AB UMLS Metathesaurus Release Files.

RxNorm Full Monthly Release
November 3, 2014
RxNorm Weekly Updates
November 2014
RxNorm_full_11032014.zip

Release Notes 11/03/2014

RxNorm Technical Documentation
Current: RxNorm_weekly_11192014.zip
Source Update: MTHSPL - 11/17/2014

RxNorm_weekly_11122014.zip
Source Update: MTHSPL - 11/06/2014

RxNorm_weekly_11052014.zip
Source Update: MTHSPL - 10/31/2014

Current Prescribable Content Monthly Release
November 3, 2014
Current Prescribable Content Weekly Updates
November 2014
RxNorm_full_prescribe_11032014.zip (no license required)

Release Notes 11/03/2014

Current Prescribable Content Documentation
Current: RxNorm_weekly_prescribe_11192014.zip
Source Update: MTHSPL - 11/17/2014

RxNorm_weekly_prescribe_11122014.zip
Source Update: MTHSPL - 11/06/2014

RxNorm_weekly_prescribe_11052014.zip
Source Update: MTHSPL - 10/31/2014

 

These files are in Rich Release Format (RRF) and do not require the use of the MetamorphoSys program provided with the UMLS Knowledge Sources Files. The character set of RxNorm release files is Unicode UTF-8. If you need assistance with these files, please e-mail the RxNorm team at: rxnorminfo@nlm.nih.gov. Please read the README file for the release, which is contained in the release zip package. For additional information about RxNorm releases, including scripts for loading the RxNorm data into Oracle and MySQL databases, read the RxNorm Documentation.

For users who wish to automate the download of the RxNorm releases, we created scripts for Windows and Mac/Linux/Solaris computers that, when combined with a scheduling tool, will allow you to automate your downloads. You can download the scripts, along with a README file with instructions, here: http://download.nlm.nih.gov/rxnorm/terminology_download_script.zip



RxNorm Previous Releases

RxNorm Files Consistent with 2014AA UMLS Metathesaurus

RxNorm_full_10062014.zip, Release Notes 10/06/2014
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_10062014.zip, Release Notes 10/06/2014

RxNorm_full_09022014.zip, Release Notes 09/02/2014
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_09022014.zip, Release Notes 09/02/2014

RxNorm_full_08042014.zip, Release Notes 08/04/2014
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_08042014.zip, Release Notes 08/04/2014

RxNorm_full_07072014.zip, Release Notes 07/07/2014
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_07072014.zip, Release Notes 07/07/2014

RxNorm_full_06022014.zip, Release Notes 06/02/2014
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_06022014.zip, Release Notes 06/02/2014

RxNorm_full_05052014.zip, Release Notes 05/05/2014
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_05052014.zip, Release Notes 05/05/2014

 

RxNorm Release Archives for 2005-2013