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Unified Medical Language System® (UMLS®)

RxNorm Full Monthly Content Release Notes

May Release - 05/07/2018

This release of RxNorm is consistent with the 2018AA 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 source versions in bold have been updated since the previous RxNorm release:

Source NameSABVersion
Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System ATC ATC_2018
Vaccines Administered CVX CVX_2018_01_18
DrugBank DRUGBANK DRUGBANK5.0_2018_03_26
Gold Standard Drug Database GS GS_2018_03_27
Multum MediSource Lexicon MMSL MMSL_2018_04_01
Micromedex RED BOOK MMX MMX_2018_03_26
Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) MSH MSH2018_2018_02_05
CMS Formulary Reference File MTHCMSFRF MTHCMSFRF_2014
FDA Structured Product Labels MTHSPL MTHSPL_2018_04_24
FDB MedKnowledge (formerly NDDF Plus) NDDF NDDF_2018_03_26
Veterans Health Administration National Drug File - Reference Terminology NDFRT NDFRT_2018_02_05
NDFRT FDASPL relationships NDFRT_FDASPL NDFRT_FDASPL_2018_02_05
NDFRT FMTSME relationships NDFRT_FMTSME NDFRT_FMTSME_2018_02_05
US Edition of SNOMED CT (drug information) SNOMEDCT_US SNOMEDCT_US_2018_01_31
Veterans Health Administration National Drug File VANDF VANDF_2018_04_02

*Reminder: As of October 2017, Medi-Span data will not be included in the RxNorm or UMLS releases. If you have questions about Medi-Span, please contact: medispan-support@wolterskluwer.com.

Data Counts

Term Type or AttributeNumber
Active GPCKs380
Active BPCKs462
Active SCDs18763
Active SBDs10418
Active RXNORM MINs3978
Active RXNORM INs11803
Active RXNORM PINs2755
Active RXNORM BNs6041
Active RXNORM DFs117
  
Obsolete GPCKs167
Obsolete BPCKs144
Obsolete SCDs16581
Obsolete SBDs10770
Obsolete RXNORM BNs10067
Obsolete RXNORM DFs59
Editor-suppressed SCDs1783
Editor-suppressed SBDs1400
SAB=RXNORM NDCs240019
Distinct SAB=RXNORM NDCs240019