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Unified Medical Language System® (UMLS®)

National Drug File - FDASPL Source Information

Authority
The National Drug File - Reference Terminology (NDFRT) - Food and Drug Administration Structured Product Labeling (FDASPL) relationships were developed by the FDA using the NDFRT drug classes and the active moieties from the FDA structured product labels submitted to the FDA by drug manufacturers. The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) maintains the NDFRT-FDASPL relationships within NDFRT.

Purpose
NDFRT-FDASPL relationships are used to associated NDFRT ingredients with NDFRT drug classes.

Description
NDFRT-FDASPL is a set of relationships between NDFRT concepts. No source atoms are included.

Update Frequency
NDFRT-FDASPL is updated monthly.

Metathesaurus Update Frequency
NDFRT-FDASPL is updated in each Metathesaurus release as part of RxNorm..

Sites Consulted

  1. National Drug File – Reference Terminology (NDF-RT™) Documentation [Internet]. September 2014 version. [Washington]: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration;; [cited 2014 Dec 04]; [22 p]. Available from: //evs.nci.nih.gov/ftp1/NDF-RT/NDF-RT%20Documentation.pdf