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USP Dictionary of United States Adopted names and International Drug Names 2018
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The USP Dictionary of United States Adopted Names (USAN) and International Drug Names is the leading reference for non-proprietary drug names and chemical structures.
In addition to USANs, the USP Dictionary provides International Non-proprietary Names (INNs), British Approved Names, Japanese Accepted Names, brand names, Unique Ingredient Identifier (UNII) codes, manufacturers, official USP-NF names, molecular weights, graphic formulas, pharmacologic and/or therapeutic categories, and pronunciations.
The 2018 edition features the latest drug name updates and information, including:
5,829 United States Adopted Names (USAN) - 146 are new
12,295 non-proprietary drug name entries, 3,513 brand names
14, 000 UNII codes, 6,950 code designations (including 402 NSC numbers)
14,280 CAS registry numbers, 10,607 graphics, 166 new pronunciations
Benefits & Applications
Ensure official compliance in product labelling in order to obtain new drug approval
Determine drug names to use in advertising as required by U.S. federal law
Preserve trademark rights to drug brand names by using proper generic names
File accurate and acceptable INDs, NDAs, and ANDAs
Avoid errors in reports, correspondence, articles, and package inserts
Verify names and spellings of materials used in laboratory research
Group drug products into families and determine exact chemical structures
Avoid serious verbal medication errors
USP Dictionary updates and revisions are published annually each January. Subscriptions are available exclusively in online format, valid for 12 months from date of activation.
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