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Unified Medical Language System® (UMLS®)

RxNorm Current Prescribable Content Release Notes

July Release - 07/02/2012

This RxNorm Current Prescribable Content release is consistent with the 2012AA UMLS Metathesaurus release. For additional information about RxNorm releases, including scripts for loading the RxNorm data into Oracle and MySQL databases, read the RxNorm Technical Documentation.

Data Changes

As a result of SAB=MTHFDA NDCs no longer being propagated to SAB=RXNORM concepts, the count of SAB=RXNORM normalized NDCs dropped by approximately 46,000 for this release of the Current Prescribable Content subset.

Data Counts

Term Type or AttributeNumber
Active GPCK forms 288
Active BPCK forms 369
Active SCD forms 16,016
Active SBD forms 10,053
Active RXNORM MIN atoms 1,553
Active RXNORM IN atoms 3,005
Active RXNORM PIN atoms 471
Active RXNORM BN atoms 6,191
Active RXNORM DF atoms 99
SAB=RXNORM NDC codes 202,336
Distinct SAB=RXNORM NDC codes 202,336

Last Reviewed: July 2, 2012