RxNorm Current Prescribable Content Release Notes
December Release - 12/03/2018
This RxNorm Current Prescribable Content release is consistent with the 2018AB 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.
SPL Biologic Substance Names
RxNorm now includes the FDA’s nonproprietary biologic substance names with 4 letter suffixes from the DailyMed Indexing file. These biologic product names are in the FDA Structured Product Labeling (MTHSPL) source terminology with the term type of SU (TTY = SU).
Here are examples of the MTHSPL biologic substances in RxNorm:
|Term Type or Attribute||Number|
|Active RXNORM MINs||1163|
|Active RXNORM INs||5560|
|Active RXNORM PINs||1530|
|Active RXNORM BNs||4426|
|Active RXNORM DFs||113|
|Distinct SAB=RXNORM NDCs||236805|
Last Reviewed: December 3, 2018