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RxNorm Full Monthly Release
November 2, 2020
RxNorm Weekly Updates
November 2020
RxNorm_full_11022020.zip
MD5 checksum: 07a362621974a6f2d6234eb02a95b06e

Release Notes 11/02/2020

RxNorm Technical Documentation
Current: RxNorm_weekly_12022020.zip
Source Update: MTHSPL - 11/30/2020
MD5 checksum: 4335c0aaa13c5fd8148d9629848905a1

RxNorm_weekly_11252020.zip
Source Update: MTHSPL - 11/23/2020
MD5 checksum: a25be6ef71424c7a332d2cf863fb97e7

RxNorm_weekly_11182020.zip
Source Update: MTHSPL - 11/16/2020
MD5 checksum: fcb287db5d547c18cabe6a3d88cd03ae

RxNorm_weekly_11122020.zip
Source Update: MTHSPL - 11/10/2020
MD5 checksum: cd8f349f92d3049c6fe9e179f0f669ab

RxNorm_weekly_11042020.zip
Source Update: MTHSPL - 10/30/2020
MD5 checksum: f695db3808e28c78bea54de22e966643

Current Prescribable Content Monthly Release
November 2, 2020
Current Prescribable Content Weekly Updates
November 2020
RxNorm_full_prescribe_11022020.zip (no license required)
MD5 checksum: a2b18b4b7c2140759f5d39edceb84c34

Release Notes 11/02/2020

Current Prescribable Content Documentation
Current: RxNorm_weekly_prescribe_12022020.zip
Source Update: MTHSPL - 11/30/2020
MD5 checksum: 19dfc71c9ca8cacde20f0826ef8ff640

RxNorm_weekly_prescribe_11252020.zip
Source Update: MTHSPL - 11/23/2020
MD5 checksum: ab755153edaeb3ec32e7d63e8900b222

RxNorm_weekly_prescribe_11182020.zip
Source Update: MTHSPL - 11/16/2020
MD5 checksum: edb1bd68e6b2a884c0be02f2e2ef2017

RxNorm_weekly_prescribe_11122020.zip
Source Update: MTHSPL - 11/10/2020
MD5 checksum: fd89d3d76db0f183e66bc812dbc54d98

RxNorm_weekly_prescribe_11042020.zip
Source Update: MTHSPL - 10/30/2020
MD5 checksum: 6bf23a155e945c96b51e48d5cf00363a

 

RxNorm files are pipe-delimited text files in Rich Release Format (RRF) with the extension ".RRF". They do not require the use of the MetamorphoSys program provided with the UMLS Knowledge Sources Files. The character set of RxNorm release files is Unicode UTF-8. If you need assistance with these files, please e-mail the RxNorm team at: rxnorminfo@nlm.nih.gov. Please read the README file for the release, which is contained in the release zip package. For additional information about RxNorm releases, including scripts for loading the RxNorm data into Oracle and MySQL databases, read the RxNorm Technical Documentation.



RxNorm Previous Releases

RxNorm Files Consistent with 2020AA UMLS Metathesaurus

RxNorm_full_10052020.zip, Release Notes 10/05/2020
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_10052020.zip, Release Notes 10/05/2020

RxNorm_full_09082020.zip, Release Notes 09/08/2020
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_09082020.zip, Release Notes 09/08/2020

RxNorm_full_08032020.zip, Release Notes 08/03/2020
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_08032020.zip, Release Notes 08/03/2020

RxNorm_full_07062020.zip, Release Notes 07/06/2020
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_07062020.zip, Release Notes 07/06/2020

RxNorm_full_06012020.zip, Release Notes 06/01/2020
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_06012020.zip, Release Notes 06/01/2020

RxNorm_full_05042020.zip, Release Notes 05/04/2020
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_05042020.zip, Release Notes 05/04/2020

RxNorm Files Consistent with 2019AB UMLS Metathesaurus

RxNorm_full_04062020.zip, Release Notes 04/06/2020
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_04062020.zip, Release Notes 04/06/2020

RxNorm_full_03022020.zip, Release Notes 03/02/2020
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_03022020.zip, Release Notes 03/02/2020

RxNorm_full_02032020.zip, Release Notes 02/03/2020
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_02032020.zip, Release Notes 02/03/2020

RxNorm_full_01062020.zip, Release Notes 01/06/2020
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_01062020.zip, Release Notes 01/06/2020

RxNorm_full_12022019.zip, Release Notes 12/02/2019
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_12022019.zip, Release Notes 12/02/2019

RxNorm_full_11042019.zip, Release Notes 11/04/2019
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_11042019.zip, Release Notes 11/04/2019

RxNorm Files Consistent with 2019AA UMLS Metathesaurus

RxNorm_full_10072019.zip, Release Notes 10/07/2019
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_10072019.zip, Release Notes 10/07/2019

RxNorm_full_09032019.zip, Release Notes 09/03/2019
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_09032019.zip, Release Notes 09/03/2019

RxNorm_full_08052019.zip, Release Notes 08/05/2019
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_08052019.zip, Release Notes 08/05/2019

RxNorm_full_07012019.zip, Release Notes 07/01/2019
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_07012019.zip, Release Notes 07/01/2019

RxNorm_full_06032019.zip, Release Notes 06/03/2019
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_06032019.zip, Release Notes 06/03/2019

RxNorm_full_05062019.zip, Release Notes 05/06/2019
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_05062019.zip, Release Notes 05/06/2019

RxNorm Files Consistent with 2018AB UMLS Metathesaurus

RxNorm_full_04012019.zip, Release Notes 04/01/2019
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_04012019.zip, Release Notes 04/01/2019

RxNorm_full_03042019.zip, Release Notes 03/04/2019
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_03042019.zip, Release Notes 03/04/2019

RxNorm_full_02042019.zip, Release Notes 02/04/2019
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_02042019.zip, Release Notes 02/04/2019

RxNorm_full_01072019.zip, Release Notes 01/07/2019
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_01072019.zip, Release Notes 01/07/2019

RxNorm_full_12032018.zip, Release Notes 12/03/2018
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_12032018.zip, Release Notes 12/03/2018

RxNorm_full_11052018.zip, Release Notes 11/05/2018
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_11052018.zip, Release Notes 11/05/2018

RxNorm Files Consistent with 2018AA UMLS Metathesaurus

RxNorm_full_10012018.zip, Release Notes 10/01/2018
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_10012018.zip, Release Notes 10/01/2018

RxNorm_full_09042018.zip, Release Notes 09/04/2018
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_09042018.zip, Release Notes 09/04/2018

RxNorm_full_08062018.zip, Release Notes 08/06/2018
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_08062018.zip, Release Notes 08/06/2018

RxNorm_full_07022018.zip, Release Notes 07/02/2018
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_07022018.zip, Release Notes 07/02/2018

RxNorm_full_06042018.zip, Release Notes 06/04/2018
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_06042018.zip, Release Notes 06/04/2018

RxNorm_full_05072018.zip, Release Notes 05/07/2018
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_05072018.zip, Release Notes 05/07/2018

RxNorm Files Consistent with 2017AB UMLS Metathesaurus

RxNorm_full_04022018.zip, Release Notes 04/02/2018
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_04022018.zip, Release Notes 04/02/2018

RxNorm_full_03052018.zip, Release Notes 03/05/2018
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_03052018.zip, Release Notes 03/05/2018

RxNorm_full_02052018.zip, Release Notes 02/05/2018
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_02052018.zip, Release Notes 02/05/2018

RxNorm_full_01022018.zip, Release Notes 01/02/2018
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_01022018.zip, Release Notes 01/02/2018

RxNorm_full_12042017.zip, Release Notes 12/04/2017
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_12042017.zip, Release Notes 12/04/2017

RxNorm_full_11062017.zip, Release Notes 11/06/2017
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_11062017.zip, Release Notes 11/06/2017

RxNorm Files Consistent with 2017AA UMLS Metathesaurus

RxNorm_full_10022017.zip, Release Notes 10/02/2017
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_10022017.zip, Release Notes 10/02/2017

RxNorm_full_09052017.zip, Release Notes 09/05/2017
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_09052017.zip, Release Notes 09/05/2017

RxNorm_full_08072017.zip, Release Notes 08/07/2017
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_08072017.zip, Release Notes 08/07/2017

RxNorm_full_07032017.zip, Release Notes 07/03/2017
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_07032017.zip, Release Notes 07/03/2017

RxNorm_full_06052017.zip, Release Notes 06/05/2017
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_06052017.zip, Release Notes 06/05/2017

RxNorm_full_05012017.zip, Release Notes 05/01/2017
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_05012017.zip, Release Notes 05/01/2017

RxNorm Release Archives for 2005-2016

Last Reviewed: November 24, 2020