RxNorm 7122

Myambutol

RxNorm Semantic Concepts

RxNorm semantic concepts for the RxCUI 7122 unique identifier include: Myambutol (231215).

RxNorm Atom ID: 231215 - Brand Name
Myambutol

RXCUI:
7122 - RxNorm Unique Identifier for a concept (Concept ID)
LAT:
ENG - Language of the Term
RXAUI:
231215 - Unique identifier for the atom (RxNorm Atom ID)
Is Prescribable?
YES - This 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.
Concept Description:
Myambutol - Description of concept identifier
Term Type (TTY):
BN - Term type in source with name and description
Term Type Name:
Brand Name - Name of term type in source
Term Type Description:
A proprietary name for a family of products containing a specific active ingredient. - Description of term type in source
Code:
7122 - "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.)
Suppress Flag:
N
Suppressible 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.
CVF:
4096 - Content 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.
Source:
RXNORM - Concept source abbreviation
Source Name:
RxNorm Vocabulary - The official name for a source
Source Version:
20AA_240506F - The source version
Source Date:
May 06, 2024 - RxNorm data last updated
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Source Short Name:
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RxNorm Atom 231215 Attributes

PropertyValueExplanation
RXN BN CARDINALITYsingleCardinality of RxNorm Brand Name Atom

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