RxNorm Crosswalk Information
The RxNorm crosswalk for NDC code 55150-174 indicates a single RxNorm Concept Unique Identifier known as RxCUI associated to the product Azithromycin . The unique RxCUI concept linked to this product is: 1668238. RxCUIs are identifiers that group each chemically distinct drug into a single code regardless of manufacturer or package size. Drugs mapped to the same RxCUI are considered the same drug as having the same ingredients, strengths, and dose forms. The RxNorm mapping may include repeated RxCUI concepts with different descriptions and term types.
|RxCUI||Concept Description||Term Type (TTY)|
|Concept ID (RxCUI): 1668238||azithromycin 500 MG Injection||PSN - Prescribable Name |
Synonym of another TTY, given for clarity and for display purposes in electronic prescribing applications. Only one PSN per concept.
|Concept ID (RxCUI): 1668238||azithromycin 500 MG Injection||SCD - Semantic Clinical Drug |
Ingredient + Strength + Dose Form
|Concept ID (RxCUI): 1668238||azithromycin (as azithromycin dihydrate) 500 MG Injection||SY - Synonym |
Synonym of another TTY, given for clarity.
What is RxNorm?
RxNorm is a system developed and maintained by the National Library of Medicine (NLM). RxNorm is a normalized naming system for generic and branded drugs. RxNorm is also a tool that supports interoperability between different drug terminologies and other naming systems.
The goal of RxNorm is to facilitate the efficient exchange of drug information among the computer systems used by hospitals, pharmacies, clinics and other organizations. To achieve this goal RxNorm provides normalized names and unique identifiers for drugs and medicines.
What is an RXCUI?
An RxCUI is machine readable unique identifier that defines the same common concept. Every name and code provided to the National Library of Medicine receives an RXCUI. Drug products that map to the same RxCUI are considered the same drug while drugs that are distinct will have different RxCUIs.
What is a Term Type (TTY)?
Term Types (TTYs) are used to specify the level of complexity of each RxCUI term.
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