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RxNorm Files

The license agreement required for the RxNorm releases is available from: https://uts.nlm.nih.gov/license.html. These RxNorm release files contain data consistent with the 2015AB UMLS Metathesaurus Release Files.

RxNorm Full Monthly Release
April 4, 2016
RxNorm Weekly Updates
April 2016
RxNorm_full_04042016.zip

Release Notes 04/04/2016

RxNorm Technical Documentation
Current: RxNorm_weekly_04272016.zip
Source Update: MTHSPL - 04/18/2016

RxNorm_weekly_04202016.zip
Source Update: MTHSPL - 04/14/2016

RxNorm_weekly_04132016.zip
Source Update: MTHSPL - 04/08/2016

RxNorm_weekly_04062016.zip
Source Update: MTHSPL - 04/04/2016

Current Prescribable Content Monthly Release
April 4, 2016
Current Prescribable Content Weekly Updates
April 2016
RxNorm_full_prescribe_04042016.zip (no license required)

Release Notes 04/04/2016

Current Prescribable Content Documentation
Current: RxNorm_weekly_prescribe_04272016.zip
Source Update: MTHSPL - 04/18/2016

RxNorm_weekly_prescribe_04202016.zip
Source Update: MTHSPL - 04/14/2016

RxNorm_weekly_prescribe_04132016.zip
Source Update: MTHSPL - 04/08/2016

RxNorm_weekly_prescribe_04062016.zip
Source Update: MTHSPL - 04/04/2016

 

These files are in Rich Release Format (RRF) and 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 Documentation.

For users who wish to automate the download of the RxNorm releases, we created scripts for Windows and Mac/Linux/Solaris computers that, when combined with a scheduling tool, will allow you to automate your downloads. You can download the scripts, along with a README file with instructions, here: http://download.nlm.nih.gov/rxnorm/terminology_download_script.zip



RxNorm Previous Releases

RxNorm Files Consistent with 2015AB UMLS Metathesaurus

RxNorm_full_03072016.zip, Release Notes 03/07/2016
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_03072016.zip, Release Notes 03/07/2016

RxNorm_full_02012016.zip, Release Notes 02/01/2016
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_02012016.zip, Release Notes 02/01/2016

RxNorm_full_01042016.zip, Release Notes 01/04/2016
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_01042016.zip, Release Notes 01/04/2016

RxNorm_full_12072015.zip, Release Notes 12/07/2015
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_12072015.zip, Release Notes 12/07/2015

RxNorm_full_11022015.zip, Release Notes 11/02/2015
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_11022015.zip, Release Notes 11/02/2015

RxNorm Files Consistent with 2015AA UMLS Metathesaurus

RxNorm_full_10052015.zip, Release Notes 10/05/2015
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_10052015.zip, Release Notes 10/05/2015

RxNorm_full_09082015.zip, Release Notes 09/08/2015
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_09082015.zip, Release Notes 09/08/2015

RxNorm_full_08032015.zip, Release Notes 08/03/2015
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_08032015.zip, Release Notes 08/03/2015

RxNorm_full_07062015.zip, Release Notes 07/06/2015
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_07062015.zip, Release Notes 07/06/2015

RxNorm_full_06012015.zip, Release Notes 06/01/2015
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_06012015.zip, Release Notes 06/01/2015

RxNorm_full_05042015.zip, Release Notes 05/04/2015
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_05042015.zip, Release Notes 05/04/2015

RxNorm Files Consistent with 2014AB UMLS Metathesaurus

RxNorm_full_04062015.zip, Release Notes 04/06/2015
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_04062015.zip, Release Notes 04/06/2015

RxNorm_full_03022015.zip, Release Notes 03/02/2015
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_03022015.zip, Release Notes 03/02/2015

RxNorm_full_02022015.zip, Release Notes 02/02/2015
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_02022015.zip, Release Notes 02/02/2015

RxNorm_full_01052015.zip, Release Notes 01/05/2015
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_01052015.zip, Release Notes 01/05/2015

RxNorm_full_12012014.zip, Release Notes 12/01/2014
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_12012014.zip, Release Notes 12/01/2014

RxNorm_full_11032014.zip, Release Notes 11/03/2014
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_11032014.zip, Release Notes 11/03/2014

RxNorm Files Consistent with 2014AA UMLS Metathesaurus

RxNorm_full_10062014.zip, Release Notes 10/06/2014
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_10062014.zip, Release Notes 10/06/2014

RxNorm_full_09022014.zip, Release Notes 09/02/2014
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_09022014.zip, Release Notes 09/02/2014

RxNorm_full_08042014.zip, Release Notes 08/04/2014
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_08042014.zip, Release Notes 08/04/2014

RxNorm_full_07072014.zip, Release Notes 07/07/2014
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_07072014.zip, Release Notes 07/07/2014

RxNorm_full_06022014.zip, Release Notes 06/02/2014
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_06022014.zip, Release Notes 06/02/2014

RxNorm_full_05052014.zip, Release Notes 05/05/2014
       RxNorm_full_prescribe_05052014.zip, Release Notes 05/05/2014

 

RxNorm Release Archives for 2005-2013