RxNorm Concept ID 197312

acyclovir 5 % Topical Ointment

Semantic Concepts

RxNorm semantic concepts for the RxCUI 197312 unique identifier include: acyclovir 5 % Topical Ointment (6382149), acyclovir 5 % Topical Ointment (3292621), acycycloguanosine 0.05 MG/MG Topical Ointment (3854310), acyclovir 50 MG per 1 GM Topical Ointment (10782624), acyclovir 0.05 MG/MG Topical Ointment (12323854), Aciclovir 50 mg/g cutaneous ointment (12725078), Acyclovir 50 mg/g cutaneous ointment (12725083) and Product containing precisely aciclovir 50 milligram/1 gram conventional release cutaneous ointment (clinical drug) (12727018).

RxNorm Atom ID: 6382149 - Prescribable Name

acyclovir 5 % Topical Ointment

Field NameField ValueField Description
RXCUI197312RxNorm Unique Identifier for a concept (Concept ID)
LATENGLanguage of the Term
RXAUI6382149Unique identifier for the atom (RxNorm Atom ID)
Concept Descriptionacyclovir 5 % Topical OintmentDescription of concept identifier
Term Type (TTY)PSNTerm type in source with name and description
Term Type NamePrescribable NameName of term type in source
Term Type DescriptionSynonym of another TTY, given for clarity and for display purposes in electronic prescribing applications. Only one PSN per concept.Description of term type in source
CODE197312"Most useful" source asserted identifier. If the source vocabulary has more than one identifier, or a RxNorm-generated source entry identifier. (if the source vocabulary has none.)
Is Prescribable?YESThis drug is part of the RxNorm Current Prescribable Content, a subset of RxNorm that includes all drugs available for prescription in the United States. The Current Prescribable subset also includes over-the-counter drugs.
Suppress FlagNSuppressible flag. Values = N, O, Y, or E. N - not suppressible. O - Specific individual names (atoms) set as Obsolete because the name is no longer provided by the original source. Y - Suppressed by RxNorm editor. E - unquantified, non-prescribable drug with related quantified, prescribable drugs. NLM strongly recommends that users not alter editor-assigned suppressibility.
CVF4096Content view flag. RxNorm includes one value, '4096', to denote inclusion in the Current Prescribable Content subset. All rows with CVF='4096' can be found in the subset.
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RxNorm Atom ID: 3292621 - Synonym

acyclovir 5 % Topical Ointment

Field NameField ValueField Description
RXCUI197312RxNorm Unique Identifier for a concept (Concept ID)
LATENGLanguage of the Term
RXAUI3292621Unique identifier for the atom (RxNorm Atom ID)
Concept Descriptionacyclovir 5 % Topical OintmentDescription of concept identifier
Term Type (TTY)SYTerm type in source with name and description
Term Type NameSynonymName of term type in source
Term Type DescriptionSynonym of another TTY, given for clarity.Description of term type in source
CODE197312"Most useful" source asserted identifier. If the source vocabulary has more than one identifier, or a RxNorm-generated source entry identifier. (if the source vocabulary has none.)
Is Prescribable?YESThis drug is part of the RxNorm Current Prescribable Content, a subset of RxNorm that includes all drugs available for prescription in the United States. The Current Prescribable subset also includes over-the-counter drugs.
Suppress FlagNSuppressible flag. Values = N, O, Y, or E. N - not suppressible. O - Specific individual names (atoms) set as Obsolete because the name is no longer provided by the original source. Y - Suppressed by RxNorm editor. E - unquantified, non-prescribable drug with related quantified, prescribable drugs. NLM strongly recommends that users not alter editor-assigned suppressibility.
CVF4096Content view flag. RxNorm includes one value, '4096', to denote inclusion in the Current Prescribable Content subset. All rows with CVF='4096' can be found in the subset.
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RxNorm Atom ID: 3854310 - Synonym

acycycloguanosine 0.05 MG/MG Topical Ointment

Field NameField ValueField Description
RXCUI197312RxNorm Unique Identifier for a concept (Concept ID)
LATENGLanguage of the Term
RXAUI3854310Unique identifier for the atom (RxNorm Atom ID)
Concept Descriptionacycycloguanosine 0.05 MG/MG Topical OintmentDescription of concept identifier
Term Type (TTY)SYTerm type in source with name and description
Term Type NameSynonymName of term type in source
Term Type DescriptionSynonym of another TTY, given for clarity.Description of term type in source
CODE197312"Most useful" source asserted identifier. If the source vocabulary has more than one identifier, or a RxNorm-generated source entry identifier. (if the source vocabulary has none.)
Is Prescribable?YESThis drug is part of the RxNorm Current Prescribable Content, a subset of RxNorm that includes all drugs available for prescription in the United States. The Current Prescribable subset also includes over-the-counter drugs.
Suppress FlagNSuppressible flag. Values = N, O, Y, or E. N - not suppressible. O - Specific individual names (atoms) set as Obsolete because the name is no longer provided by the original source. Y - Suppressed by RxNorm editor. E - unquantified, non-prescribable drug with related quantified, prescribable drugs. NLM strongly recommends that users not alter editor-assigned suppressibility.
CVF4096Content view flag. RxNorm includes one value, '4096', to denote inclusion in the Current Prescribable Content subset. All rows with CVF='4096' can be found in the subset.
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RxNorm Atom ID: 10782624 - Synonym

acyclovir 50 MG per 1 GM Topical Ointment

Field NameField ValueField Description
RXCUI197312RxNorm Unique Identifier for a concept (Concept ID)
LATENGLanguage of the Term
RXAUI10782624Unique identifier for the atom (RxNorm Atom ID)
Concept Descriptionacyclovir 50 MG per 1 GM Topical OintmentDescription of concept identifier
Term Type (TTY)SYTerm type in source with name and description
Term Type NameSynonymName of term type in source
Term Type DescriptionSynonym of another TTY, given for clarity.Description of term type in source
CODE197312"Most useful" source asserted identifier. If the source vocabulary has more than one identifier, or a RxNorm-generated source entry identifier. (if the source vocabulary has none.)
Is Prescribable?YESThis drug is part of the RxNorm Current Prescribable Content, a subset of RxNorm that includes all drugs available for prescription in the United States. The Current Prescribable subset also includes over-the-counter drugs.
Suppress FlagNSuppressible flag. Values = N, O, Y, or E. N - not suppressible. O - Specific individual names (atoms) set as Obsolete because the name is no longer provided by the original source. Y - Suppressed by RxNorm editor. E - unquantified, non-prescribable drug with related quantified, prescribable drugs. NLM strongly recommends that users not alter editor-assigned suppressibility.
CVF4096Content view flag. RxNorm includes one value, '4096', to denote inclusion in the Current Prescribable Content subset. All rows with CVF='4096' can be found in the subset.
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RxNorm Atom ID: 12323854 - Semantic Clinical Drug

acyclovir 0.05 MG/MG Topical Ointment

Field NameField ValueField Description
RXCUI197312RxNorm Unique Identifier for a concept (Concept ID)
LATENGLanguage of the Term
RXAUI12323854Unique identifier for the atom (RxNorm Atom ID)
Concept Descriptionacyclovir 0.05 MG/MG Topical OintmentDescription of concept identifier
Term Type (TTY)SCDTerm type in source with name and description
Term Type NameSemantic Clinical DrugName of term type in source
Term Type DescriptionIngredient + Strength + Dose FormDescription of term type in source
CODE197312"Most useful" source asserted identifier. If the source vocabulary has more than one identifier, or a RxNorm-generated source entry identifier. (if the source vocabulary has none.)
Is Prescribable?YESThis drug is part of the RxNorm Current Prescribable Content, a subset of RxNorm that includes all drugs available for prescription in the United States. The Current Prescribable subset also includes over-the-counter drugs.
Suppress FlagNSuppressible flag. Values = N, O, Y, or E. N - not suppressible. O - Specific individual names (atoms) set as Obsolete because the name is no longer provided by the original source. Y - Suppressed by RxNorm editor. E - unquantified, non-prescribable drug with related quantified, prescribable drugs. NLM strongly recommends that users not alter editor-assigned suppressibility.
CVF4096Content view flag. RxNorm includes one value, '4096', to denote inclusion in the Current Prescribable Content subset. All rows with CVF='4096' can be found in the subset.
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RxNorm Atom 12323854 Attributes

PropertyValueExplanation
RXN AI{340089} 281RXCUI of BOSS Active Ingredient preceded by RXCUI of SCDC responsible for value
RXN AM{340089} 281RXCUI of BOSS Active Moiety preceded by RXCUI of SCDC responsible for value
RXN AVAILABLE STRENGTH0.05 MG/MGAvailable drug strengths listed in the order of ingredients from the drug
RXN BOSS FROM{340089} AISource of BOSS as either from the active ingredient (AI) or the active moiety (AM) preceded by RXCUI of SCDC responsible for value
RXN HUMAN DRUGUSDrug available for use in Humans
RXTERM FORMOintmentThe RxTerm dose form name for this drug

RxNorm Atom ID: 12725078 - Synonym

Aciclovir 50 mg/g cutaneous ointment

Field NameField ValueField Description
RXCUI197312RxNorm Unique Identifier for a concept (Concept ID)
LATENGLanguage of the Term
RXAUI12725078Unique identifier for the atom (RxNorm Atom ID)
Concept DescriptionAciclovir 50 mg/g cutaneous ointmentDescription of concept identifier
Term Type (TTY)SYTerm type in source with name and description
Term Type NameSynonymName of term type in source
Term Type DescriptionSynonym of another TTY, given for clarity.Description of term type in source
CODE376967000"Most useful" source asserted identifier. If the source vocabulary has more than one identifier, or a RxNorm-generated source entry identifier. (if the source vocabulary has none.)
Is Prescribable?YESThis drug is part of the RxNorm Current Prescribable Content, a subset of RxNorm that includes all drugs available for prescription in the United States. The Current Prescribable subset also includes over-the-counter drugs.
Suppress FlagNSuppressible flag. Values = N, O, Y, or E. N - not suppressible. O - Specific individual names (atoms) set as Obsolete because the name is no longer provided by the original source. Y - Suppressed by RxNorm editor. E - unquantified, non-prescribable drug with related quantified, prescribable drugs. NLM strongly recommends that users not alter editor-assigned suppressibility.
CVFContent view flag. RxNorm includes one value, '4096', to denote inclusion in the Current Prescribable Content subset. All rows with CVF='4096' can be found in the subset.
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RxNorm Atom ID: 12725083 - Designated preferred name

Acyclovir 50 mg/g cutaneous ointment

Field NameField ValueField Description
RXCUI197312RxNorm Unique Identifier for a concept (Concept ID)
LATENGLanguage of the Term
RXAUI12725083Unique identifier for the atom (RxNorm Atom ID)
Concept DescriptionAcyclovir 50 mg/g cutaneous ointmentDescription of concept identifier
Term Type (TTY)PTTerm type in source with name and description
Term Type NameDesignated preferred nameName of term type in source
Term Type DescriptionDescription of term type in source
CODE376967000"Most useful" source asserted identifier. If the source vocabulary has more than one identifier, or a RxNorm-generated source entry identifier. (if the source vocabulary has none.)
Is Prescribable?YESThis drug is part of the RxNorm Current Prescribable Content, a subset of RxNorm that includes all drugs available for prescription in the United States. The Current Prescribable subset also includes over-the-counter drugs.
Suppress FlagNSuppressible flag. Values = N, O, Y, or E. N - not suppressible. O - Specific individual names (atoms) set as Obsolete because the name is no longer provided by the original source. Y - Suppressed by RxNorm editor. E - unquantified, non-prescribable drug with related quantified, prescribable drugs. NLM strongly recommends that users not alter editor-assigned suppressibility.
CVFContent view flag. RxNorm includes one value, '4096', to denote inclusion in the Current Prescribable Content subset. All rows with CVF='4096' can be found in the subset.
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Source Short NameUS Edition of SNOMED CTThe short name of a source as used by the NLM Knowledge Source Server

RxNorm Atom ID: 12727018 - Full form of descriptor

Product containing precisely aciclovir 50 milligram/1 gram conventional release cutaneous ointment (clinical drug)

Field NameField ValueField Description
RXCUI197312RxNorm Unique Identifier for a concept (Concept ID)
LATENGLanguage of the Term
RXAUI12727018Unique identifier for the atom (RxNorm Atom ID)
Concept DescriptionProduct containing precisely aciclovir 50 milligram/1 gram conventional release cutaneous ointment (clinical drug)Description of concept identifier
Term Type (TTY)FNTerm type in source with name and description
Term Type NameFull form of descriptorName of term type in source
Term Type DescriptionDescription of term type in source
CODE376967000"Most useful" source asserted identifier. If the source vocabulary has more than one identifier, or a RxNorm-generated source entry identifier. (if the source vocabulary has none.)
Is Prescribable?YESThis drug is part of the RxNorm Current Prescribable Content, a subset of RxNorm that includes all drugs available for prescription in the United States. The Current Prescribable subset also includes over-the-counter drugs.
Suppress FlagNSuppressible flag. Values = N, O, Y, or E. N - not suppressible. O - Specific individual names (atoms) set as Obsolete because the name is no longer provided by the original source. Y - Suppressed by RxNorm editor. E - unquantified, non-prescribable drug with related quantified, prescribable drugs. NLM strongly recommends that users not alter editor-assigned suppressibility.
CVFContent view flag. RxNorm includes one value, '4096', to denote inclusion in the Current Prescribable Content subset. All rows with CVF='4096' can be found in the subset.
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