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USP Dictionary of USAN and International Drug Names

Last Loaded on Web: Tuesday, October 01, 2013

Last Update To Bluesheet: February 7, 2008

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File Description Print Counterparts Geographic Coverage Terms and Conditions Sort Rates
Subject Coverage Dialog File Data Special Features Sample Record Rank
Sources Database Content DIALINDEX/OneSearch Categories Basic Index Map
Tips Document Types Indexed Contact Additional Indexes Predefined Format Options


File Description [top]

The USP Dictionary of USAN and International Drug Names database contains more established drug name listings than any other comparable resource. Developed by the U.S. Pharmacopeia, the USP Dictionary is recognized throughout the health care industry as the authoritative drug dictionary.



Tips [top]

USE FILE 464

to verify names and spelling of materials used in laboratory research; find the supplier of a particular compound; determine when a USAN was established; find the exact chemical composition; group drug products into families.

USE RANK

to see which companies are working in an area of interest:

     SELECT DIAGNOSTIC AID/TC
     RANK CO



Subject Coverage [top]

The USP Dictionary of USAN and International Drug Names database contains more than 8,400 nonproprietary drug name entries including:

  • U.S. Adopted Names (USANs)
  • USP-NF drug substances and excipients
  • International Nonproprietary Names (INNs)
  • British Approved Names (BANs)
  • Japanese Approved Names (JANs)

It also contains more than 6,690 graphic formulas, more than 4,100 brand names from research oriented firms, more than 9,400 CAS® Registry Numbers, and 3,898 code designations.



Sources [top]

The USP Dictionary of USAN and International Drug Names database is prepared in accordance with the parameters of content, format and style of the USP Nomenclature Committee. The USANs contained in the dictionary are developed by the prestigious USAN Council which is cosponsored by the U.S. Pharmacopeia, The American Medical Association, and the American Pharmaceutical Association, with participation by the Federal Food and Drug Administration.



Print Counterparts [top]

  • USP DICTIONARY of USAN and International Drug Names--current edition


Dialog File Data [top]

Dates Covered: 1996
File Size: More than 8,500 records
Update Frequency: Closed


Database Content [top]

  • Complete Text Records


Document Types Indexed [top]

  • Books and Monographs
  • Chemical Substances


Geographic Coverage [top]

  • International


Geographic Restrictions [top]

  • None


Special Features [top]

  • ERA Available
  • Graduate Education Program
  • KWIC and HILIGHT Available
  • Image Output Available
  • MAP Available


DialIndex/OneSearch Categories [top]

ACRONYM CATEGORY NAME
BRANDNMS Brand Names
CASREGNO CAS(R) Registry Numbers-Chemical and Medical Files
DRUGDIR Drug Directories


Contact [top]

USP Dictionary of USAN and International Drug Names is developed by the United States Pharmacopeia. Questions concerning file content should be directed to:

United States Pharmacopeia
12601 Twinbrook Parkway
Rockville, MD 20852

Telephone: 1-301-881-0666
Fax: 1-301-816-8247


Terms and Conditions [top]

USP Dictionary of USAN and International Drug Names is a trademark of The United States Pharmacopeial Convention, Inc

For Dialog's Redistribution and Archive Policy, enter HELP ERA online. The following terms and conditions also apply.

Information in the USP Dictionary of USAN and International Drug Names database is copyrighted by The United States Pharmacopeial Convention, Inc. (USP). All rights reserved.

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Unless Customer subscribes to the DIALOG ERASM(Electronic Redistribution and Archiving) Service, Customer may create only one printed copy of search results for Customer's personal use, provided that Customer immediately destroys the machine-readable search results upon creation of the printed version. Printed copies of search results may contain only insubstantial portions of a Database. Customer shall obtain USP's written permission for any other use or reproduction of the Databases.

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SAMPLE RECORD [top]

    DIALOG(R)File 464:USP DIctionary (USAN) 
    (c)  1996 U.S. Pharmacopeial Conv., Inc.  All rts. reserv. 
     
    00003911 
  /TI,/NA,NA=,PY=  INDIUM IN 111 PENTETREOTIDE  (1995) 
    (pen te tree(') oh tide) 
  MF=  MOLECULAR FORMULA: C63H84SUP111INN13O19S2 
  /CN,/NA,CN=,NA=  CHEMICAL NAME: (1) Indate (1(-))-(sup 111)In,(N-(2-(( 
      2-is(carboxymethyl)amino(ethyl((carboxymethyl)amino 
      )ethyl)-N-(carboxymethyl)glycyl-'D'-phenylalanyl-'L 
      '-cysteinyl-'L'-phenylalanyl-'D'-tryptophyl-'L'-lys 
      yl-'L'-threonyl-N-(2-hydroxy-1-hydroxymethyl)propyl 
      )-'L'-cysteinamide cyclic(3->8)-disulfidato(4(-)))- 
      , hydrogen,stereoisomer;(2) N-((2Bis(carboxymethyl) 
      amino)ethyl)(carboxymethyl)amino)ethyl)-N-(carboxym 
      ethyl)glycyl-'D'-phenylalanyl-'L'-cyst)einyl-'L'-ph 
      enylalanyl-'D'-tryptophyl-'L'-lysyl-'L'-threonyl-N- 
      ((1R,2R)-2-hydroxy-1-(hydroxymethyl)propyl)-'L'-cys 
      teinamide, cyclic(3->8)-disulfide, ((sup111)In)chel 
      ate. 
  RN=  CAS REGISTRY NO.: 159201-00-0 
  /TC=  PHARM CATEGORY: Diagnostic aid 
  /TN, TN=  BRAND NAME (MFR.): OctreoScan (Mallinckrodt Medical) 
  (/CO,CO=)   
  /SY, SY=  LAB CODE: MP-1727 


BASIC INDEX [top]

SEARCH
SUFFIX
DISPLAY
CODE
FIELD NAME
INDEXING
SELECT EXAMPLES
None None All Basic Index Fields Word S INDIUM
/CN CN Chemical Name1,2 Word S CYSTEINAMIDE(W)CYCLIC/CN
/CO CO Manufacturer1 Word S MALLINCKRODT/CO
/NA NA Drug Name1,5 Word S CYSTEINAMIDE(W)CYCLIC/NA
/SY SY Laboratory Codes2 Word S MP(W)1727/SY
/TC TC Pharmacological and/or Therapeutic Class3 Word
& Phrase
S DIAGNOSTIC(W)AID/TC
S DIAGNOSTIC AID/TC
/TI TI Title (Drug Name)2,4 Word S PENTETREOTIDE/TI
/TN TN Brand Name1,2 Word S OCTREOSCAN/TN

1 Searchable in the Basic Index and in the Additional Indexes.

2 Also searchable as NA.

3 Also searchable as /DE.

4 Also may include references.

5 Includes Drug Name (Title), Chemical Name, Brand Name, and Laboratory Codes.


ADDITIONAL INDEXES [top]

SEARCH
PREFIX
DISPLAY
CODE
FIELD NAME
INDEXING
SELECT EXAMPLES
None AZ DIALOG Accession Number
CN= CN Chemical Name1,2 Phrase S CN=N-(2-((2-BIS(CARBOXYMETHYL)?
CO= CO Manufacturer1 Phrase S CO=MALLINCKRODT?
MF= MF Molecular Formula Phrase S MF=C63H84SUP111INN13O19S2
NA= NA Drug Name1,5 Phrase S NA=INDIUM IN 111 PENTETREOTIDE
PY= PY Year Adopted by USAN Phrase S PY=1995
RN= RN CAS(R) Registry Number Phrase S RN=159201-00-0
SY= SY Laboratory Codes2 Phrase S SY=MP-1727
TN= TN Brand Name1,2 Phrase S TN=OCTREOSCAN
UD= None Update Phrase S UD=9999


SORT [top]

SORTABLE FIELDS EXAMPLES
CO, NA, PY, RN, TI SORT S6/ALL/TI


RANK [top]

RANK FIELDS EXAMPLES
All phrase- and numeric-indexed fields in the Additional Indexes can be ranked. RANK CO
RANK NA S4


MAP [top]

MAP FIELDS EXAMPLES
NA, RN, TI MAP NA TEMP S2
MAP RN TEMP S1


USER-DEFINED FORMAT OPTIONS [top]

Display codes listed in the Search Options tables can be used to customize output. TYPE S4/NA,CO/1-5, PRINT S5/NA,CO/ALL


PREDEFINED FORMAT OPTIONS [top]

NO.
DIALOGWEB
FORMAT
RECORD CONTENT
1 -- DIALOG Accession Number
2 -- Full Record
3 Medium Name, Molecular Formula, Chemical Name
4 -- Full Record with Tagged Fields
5 Long Full Record
6 -- Drug Name (Title)
7 -- Full Record
8 Free Drug Name & Therapeutic Class
9 -- Full Record
19 Full Full Record
K -- KWIC (Key Word In Context) displays a window of text; may be used alone or with other formats


DIRECT RECORD ACCESS [top]

FIELD NAME EXAMPLES
If the accession number of a specific record is known, it can be used to display the record directly. TYPE 00123456/9
PRINT 000654321/9


Rates [top]

Rates For File: USP Dictionary of USAN and International Drug Names[464]
Cost per DialUnit:                $18.50
Cost per minute:                   $3.27
Rank Elements                      $0.00

Format    Types   Prints
     1    $0.00    $0.00
     2    $1.50    $1.50
     3    $1.50    $1.50
     4    $2.75    $2.75
     5    $1.50    $1.50
     6    $0.00    $0.00
     7    $2.75    $2.75
     8    $0.00    $0.00
     9    $2.75    $2.75
    19    $5.00    $5.00
KWIC95    $0.00       NA
KWIC96    $0.00       NA

REDIST/COPY Multiplier Table:

      Range      Multiplier
        1-2       1.00
       3-25       1.50
     26-100       3.00
    101-200       4.00
    201-500       6.00
   501-1000       8.00
 1001 or more    10.00

ARCHIVE Multiplier Table:

      Range      Multiplier
       1-25       1.50
     26-200       3.00
    201-500       6.00
   501-1000       8.00
 1001 or more    10.00
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