Clinical Drug Data

Power your clinical software with our detailed drug data and flexible search tools.

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Search over 100,000 drugs,
in an instant.

Use DrugBank’s clinical drug information as a tool for many common use cases. Enter medications accurately, search for information with multiple search tools, and check for alerts, contraindications, side effects and drug-drug interactions.

DrugBank has coverage for all FDA, EMA and Health Canada approved drugs, and is updated daily.

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Search
For Drugs

The Clinical Data API provides multiple ways to search for drugs, so that you can provide the best method for your product.

Drug Product
Lookup

Handle inventory management and medication tracking using ‘drug product code’ lookup by accessing product identifiers such as NDC, DIN, EMA, and RxNorm.

Drug-Drug
Interaction Checker

Input a list of medications to check for interactions. Each drug-drug interaction is classified by severity, and includes management information and references to scientific literature.

Comprehensive
Information

Each dataset includes detailed information about a drug, including the pharmacology, toxicity, and metabolism, and is updated daily.

Offline
Capability

Data downloads are available in multiple formats including JSON, XML or SQL to enable applications to work without an internet connection.

Developer
Friendly

Get up and running quickly. Our detailed documentation and tutorials are made for developers.

Base
Module
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Drug Search

Base Module

This base module provides several useful ways to search and access the complete list of drug products available in a chosen region. This module includes the drug product list and our proprietary product concepts which allow you to capture, store, and organize drug information at any level of specificity.

Our user-friendly searches such as ‘Fuzzy Search’ and ‘Autocomplete’ deliver accurate results and are enabled for generic drug lookups. Our structured categories information provides detailed information on drug categories, therapeutic categories, and cross-maps to ATC codes. Each drug ingredient includes simple and clinical descriptions, designed specifically for your end-users.

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Pharmacology

Add-On Module

Access structured pharmacology information for drug ingredients. Our pharmacology dataset includes detailed descriptions of the mechanism of action, metabolism, absorption, distribution, elimination and pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic parameters such as half-life, clearance, and LD50. Provide your users with detailed pharmacology information, backed by scientific evidence.

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Conditions

Add-On Module

Search by the medical condition you are looking to treat or return conditions based on a drug. Get condition-specific descriptors which include severity, status, and stage of a condition or disease. Conditions can also be linked to MedDRA, ICD-10 or SNOMED term sets* to allow for easy connectivity with existing systems.

*Requires Add-On Functionality

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Adverse Effects

Add-On Module

Help your users assess risk for a patient. Identify drug side effects by accessing our extensive, structured adverse effects information, which includes specific effects, incidence rates, and clinical trials information where available. Our adverse effects information can also be linked to MedDRA, ICD-10 or SNOMED term sets* to allow for easy connectivity with existing systems.

*Requires Add-On Functionality

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Contraindications and Blackbox Warnings

Add-On Module

Help your users avoid prescribing errors by providing them with our structured contraindications and blackbox warnings. Our detailed data, linked to conditions, includes warnings and contraindications related to several factors including pregnancy, age, as well as disease interactions and drug-drug interactions.

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Indications

Add-On Module

Help your clinical users make informed, accurate decisions by providing them with drug indication information, including specific conditions, symptoms for the indication, and type of indication. Users can also find potential drugs substitutions for the same or similar conditions and avoid prescribing drugs where treatment is already provided.

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Drug-Drug Interactions

Add-On Module

Reduce medical errors and patient risk by supplying your users with the precise information they need to make better prescribing decisions. Look up drug-drug interactions for a drug product or ingredient, or check for drug-drug interactions within a list of medications. Each interaction includes a severity rating, a description of the interaction, and management details. Users can search by various identifiers including by ingredients, products (such as NDC or RxNorm codes), or our product concepts.

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Drug Allergies

Add-On Module

Easily find allergy information related to drugs and drug products. Get allergy presentation information, severity levels of allergic reactions, and management information. This module also provides cross-sensitivities information including an overview and description of the cross-sensitivity, a list of potential sensitive drugs, and the incidence rate.

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US Drug Labels

Add-On Module

Provide your users with FDA-approved, manufacturer drug label information tailored to their needs. Help them make informed healthcare decisions and avoid common medication errors.

  • Patient Medication Guides

    Key information for the patient including instructions for use and important side effects.

  • Health Professional Information

    Prescribing information for health professionals including instructions for use, dosage, indications, side effects, contraindications, and blackbox warnings.

  • Supplementary Label Information

    Additional drug label sections including information such as clinical trials, toxicology, pharmacology, and detailed experimental results.

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Additional Regions

Add-On Functionality

Expand your drug product lists beyond your chosen region. Add on any of the following regions, and allow your end-user to search across regional product lists.

  • United States
  • Canada
  • European Union
  • Italy
  • Austria
  • Indonesia
  • Malaysia
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • Colombia
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Cross-Mapping Integrations

Add-On Functionality

Our conditions and adverse effects information can easily be linked to MedDRA, ICD-10 or SNOMED term sets to allow for easy connectivity with existing systems.

  • SNOMED-CT Cross-Mappings
  • MedDRA Cross-Mappings
  • ICD-10 Cross-Mappings
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Offline Use

Add-On Functionality

This add on functionality enables offline lookup for medications and drugs to allow for recording medication entries without internet access. It includes the product lists and drug lists for your selected regions.

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