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DRUGBANK (DrugBank) - Synopsis

Search DRUGBANK in the UMLS Metathesaurus
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The DrugBank database is supported by the Canadian Institutes of Research, Alberta Innovates - Health Solutions, and The Metabolomics Innovation Centre (TMIC).

DrugBank combines information on drugs and drug targets.

Drug entries include FDA-approved small molecule and biotech drugs, nutraceuticals and experimental drugs as well as non-redundant protein sequences linked to the drugs.

Update Frequency
DrugBank is updated daily.

Metathesaurus Update Frequency
DrugBank is updated in each Metathesaurus release as part of RxNorm.

Sites Consulted

  1. DrugBank [Internet]. [place unknown: publisher unknown]; [cited 2017 May 01]. Available from; Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):