Unified Medical Language System® (UMLS®)
2012AB Gold Standard Alchemy Source Information
Gold Standard is a leading developer of clinical information software, services and solutions.
The purpose of the Gold Standard Drug Database (formerly Alchemy) is to supply healthcare systems and applications with built-in integrated functionality, reliable content and decision support tools.
Gold Standard Drug Database includes drug product data, drug images, pricing information, professional monographs, patient education and clinical decision support data.
The Metathesaurus representation of the Gold Standard Drug Database includes only branded clinical drugs and clinical drugs.
The Metathesaurus representation of the Gold Standard Drug Database includes approximately 15,889 branded clinical drugs and 12,037 clinical drugs.
Gold Standard Drug Database is used by health care professionals and organizations.
Gold Standard Drug Database is updated regularly.
Metathesaurus Update Frequency
Gold Standard Drug Database is updated in each Metathesaurus release as part of RxNorm.
- Alchemy [Internet]. Tampa (FL): Gold Standard; c2008. Alchemy product overview; c2008 [cited 2008 Sep 29]. Available from: http://www.alchemyrx.com/about_alchemy.htm