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Unified Medical Language System® (UMLS®)

RxNorm Release Notes

May Release - 05/01/2017

This release of RxNorm is consistent with the 2017AA 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.

Sources

The following sources have been updated since the previous RxNorm release:

Source NameSABVersion
Vaccines Administered CVX CVX_2017_03_23
DrugBank DRUGBANK DRUGBANK5.0_2017_03_30
Gold Standard Drug Database GS GS_2017_03_30
Medi-Span Master Drug Data Base MDDB MDDB_2017_03_29
Multum MediSource Lexicon MMSL MMSL_2017_04_01
Micromedex RED BOOK MMX MMX_2017_03_27
Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) MSH MSH2017_2017_02_14
FDA Structured Product Labels MTHSPL MTHSPL_2017_04_21
FDB MedKnowledge (formerly NDDF Plus) NDDF NDDF_2017_03_29
Veterans Health Administration National Drug File - Reference Terminology NDFRT NDFRT_2017_05_01
NDFRT FDASPL relationships NDFRT_FDASPL NDFRT_FDASPL_2017_05_01
NDFRT FMTSME relationships NDFRT_FMTSME NDFRT_FMTSME_2017_05_01
Veterans Health Administration National Drug File VANDF VANDF_2017_03_16

 

The following sources have not been updated in this release:

Source NameSABVersion
Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System ATC ATC_2017
CMS Formulary Reference File MTHCMSFRF MTHCMSFRF_2014
US Edition of SNOMED CT (drug information) SNOMEDCT_US SNOMEDCT_US_2017_01_31


Data Counts

Term Type or AttributeNumber
Active GPCKs371
Active BPCKs438
Active SCDs18764
Active SBDs10462
Active RXNORM MINs3958
Active RXNORM INs11349
Active RXNORM PINs2649
Active RXNORM BNs6118
Active RXNORM DFs116
  
Obsolete GPCKs156
Obsolete BPCKs131
Obsolete SCDs16237
Obsolete SBDs10349
Obsolete RXNORM MINs0
Obsolete RXNORM INs0
Obsolete RXNORM PINs0
Obsolete RXNORM BNs9837
Obsolete RXNORM DFs59
Editor-suppressed SCDs1683
Editor-suppressed SBDs1339
SAB=RXNORM NDCs227043
Distinct SAB=RXNORM NDCs227043