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Unified Medical Language System® (UMLS®)

RxNorm Current Prescribable Content Release Notes

January Release - 01/05/2015

This RxNorm Current Prescribable Content release is consistent with the 2014AB 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

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Formulary Reference File (SAB=MTHCMSFRF) data is now included in the Current Prescribable Content release.

Data Counts

Term Type or AttributeNumber
Active GPCKs 290
Active BPCKs 389
Active SCDs 14485
Active SBDs 8535
Active RXNORM MINs 1490
Active RXNORM INs 5156
Active RXNORM PINs 1384
Active RXNORM BNs 5043
Active RXNORM DFs 101
Source-asserted NDCs 142590
Distinct source-asserted NDCs 129610
Distinct SAB=RXNORM NDCs 181210

Last Reviewed: January 5, 2015