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Version 1

The following tables lists all resources available for this version. Note that the base URI and file extensions are omitted from the table for readability.

RESTful Web Service Resource Description
/ndc/{ndc}/spls Returns a list of all SPLs with the given NDC.
/ndc/{ndc}/imprintdata Returns imprint data associated with the given NDC.
/drugname/{name}/{label_type}/spls Returns a list of all SPLs with the given drug name.
/drugclass/{class_type}/list Returns a list of all drug classes and codes with the given class type.
/drugclass/{class_type}/{name}/spls Returns a list of all SPLs belonging to the drug class with the given name.
/drugclass/{code}/spls Returns a list of all SPLs belonging to the drug class with the given code.

Errors are returned using standard HTTP error code syntax. Additional information is included in the response header. The following table lists standard API errors.

Code Description
404 Not Found.
415 Unsupported Media Type.
5xx Server Error.

Resource "/ndc/{ndc}/spls"

Returns a list of all SPLs with the given NDC.

Versions: 1

Parameters Return Formats Errors Examples XML:
http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/services/v1/ndc/0409-3613-01/spls.xml
returns
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<spls>
  <spl>
    <setid>7a8d2539-4422-4312-0298-207ef1a2948e</setid>
    <spl_version>13</spl_version>
    <published_date>July 29, 2011</published_date>
    <title>
      BUPIVACAINE (BUPIVACAINE HYDROCHLORIDE) INJECTION, SOLUTION [HOSPIRA, INC.]
    </title>
  </spl>
  <spl>
    <setid>37b06767-8539-4407-8c96-b93b9c4bbb4a</setid>
    <spl_version>2</spl_version>
    <published_date>June 8, 2011</published_date>
    <title>
      SPINAL 24G EUROPEAN PENCIL POINT (REGIONAL ANESTHESIA KIT) KIT [SMITHS MEDICAL ASD, INC.]
    </title>
  </spl>
  <spl>
    <setid>434f9899-a166-47f6-bdeb-e5ea7cd3fe62</setid>
    <spl_version>3</spl_version>
    <published_date>June 11, 2011</spl_version>
    <title>
      SPINAL 24G EUROPEAN PENCIL POINT (REGIONAL ANESTHESIA KIT) KIT [SMITHS MEDICAL ASD, INC.]
    </title>
  </spl>
</spls>
JSON:
http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/services/v1/ndc/0409-3613-01/spls.json
returns
{ 
  "COLUMNS":[ 
    "SETID",
    "SPL_VERSION",
    "TITLE",
    "PUBLISHED_DATE"
  ],
  "DATA":[ 
    [ 
      "7a8d2539-4422-4312-0298-207ef1a2948e",
      13,
      "BUPIVACAINE (BUPIVACAINE HYDROCHLORIDE) INJECTION, SOLUTION [HOSPIRA, INC.]",
      "July 29, 2011"
    ],
    [ "37b06767-8539-4407-8c96-b93b9c4bbb4a",
      2,
      "SPINAL 24G EUROPEAN PENCIL POINT (REGIONAL ANESTHESIA KIT) KIT [SMITHS MEDICAL ASD, INC.]",
      "June 8, 2011"
    ],
    [ "434f9899-a166-47f6-bdeb-e5ea7cd3fe62",
      3,
      "SPINAL 24G EUROPEAN PENCIL POINT (REGIONAL ANESTHESIA KIT) KIT [SMITHS MEDICAL ASD, INC.]",
      "June 1, 2011"
    ]
  ]
}

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Resource "/ndc/{ndc}/imprintdata"

Returns imprint data associated with the given NDC.

Versions: 1

Parameters Return Formats Errors Examples XML:
http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/services/v1/ndc/50580-519-08/imprintdata.xml
returns
<spls>
  <spl>
    <setid>46a7a91b-fb37-4a74-b78d-fa7d97c74d04</setid>
    <spl_version>1</spl_version>
    <published_date>June 11, 2012</published_date>
    <products>
      <product>
        <code>50580-519</code>
        <name>Childrens TYLENOL</name>
        <splcolor>PINK</splcolor>
        <color_text>PINK</color_text>
        <splimprint>TY;80</splimprint>
        <splshape>ROUND</splshape>
        <shape_text/>
        <splsize>13 mm</splsize>
        <splsymbol/>
        <splscore>1</splscore>
        <splcoating/>
      </product>
    </products>
  </spl>
</spls>
JSON:
http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/services/v1/ndc/50580-519-08/imprintdata.json
returns
{
  "COLUMNS":[
    "SETID",
    "SPL_VERSION",
    "NAME",
    "PRODUCT_CODE",
    "SPLCOLOR",
    "COLOR_TEXT",
    "SPLIMPRINT",
    "SPLSHAPE",
    "SHAPE_TEXT",
    "SPLSIZE",
    "SPLSCORE",
    "SPLSYMBOL",
    "SPLCOATING",
    "PUBLISHED_DATE"
  ],
  "DATA":[
    [
      "46a7a91b-fb37-4a74-b78d-fa7d97c74d04",
      1,
      "Childrens TYLENOL",
      "50580-519",
      "PINK",
      "PINK",
      "TY;80",
      "ROUND",
      null,
      "13 mm",
      1,
      null,
      null,
      "June 11, 2012"
    ]
  ]
}

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Resource "/drugname/{name}/{label_type}/spls"

Returns a list of all SPLs with the given drug name.

Versions: 1

Return Formats

Parameters

Errors Examples XML:
http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/services/v1/drugname/sanctura%20xr/spls.xml
returns
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<spls>
  <spl>
    <setid>5bc62cef-1c78-4ddb-bdde-0574e5218f63</setid>
    <spl_version>6</spl_version>
    <published_date>October 11, 2011</published_date>
    <title>
      SANCTURA XR (TROSPIUM CHLORIDE) CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE [ALLERGAN, INC. ]
    </title>
  </spl>
  <spl>
    <setid>b7f27114-5d3c-4a78-a7dc-3e690a4aa1de</setid>
    <spl_version>2</spl_version>
    <published_date>October 17, 2011</published_date>
    <title>
      SANCTURA XR (TROSPIUM CHLORIDE) CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE [PHYSICIANS TOTAL CARE, INC.]
    </title>
  </spl>
</spls>
JSON:
http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/services/v1/drugname/sanctura%20xr/spls.json
returns
{
  "COLUMNS":[
    "SETID",
    "TITLE",
    "SPL_VERSION",
    "PUBLISHED_DATE"
  ],
  "DATA":[
    [
      "5bc62cef-1c78-4ddb-bdde-0574e5218f63",
      "SANCTURA XR (TROSPIUM CHLORIDE) CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE [ALLERGAN, INC. ]",
      6,
      "October 11, 2011"
    ],
    [
      "b7f27114-5d3c-4a78-a7dc-3e690a4aa1de",
      "SANCTURA XR (TROSPIUM CHLORIDE) CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE [PHYSICIANS TOTAL CARE, INC.]",
      2,
      "October 17, 2011"
    ]
  ]
}

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Resource "/drugclass/{class_type}/list"

Returns a list of all drug classes and codes with the given class type.

Versions: 1

Return Formats

Parameters

Examples XML:
http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/services/v1/drugclass/ndfrt/moa/list.xml
returns
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<drug_classes>
  <drug_class>
    <name type="MoA">5-Lipoxygenase Inhibitors</name>
    <code codingSystem="2.16.840.1.113883.3.26.1.5">N0000175955</code>
  </drug_class>
  <drug_class>
    <name type="MoA">5-alpha Reductase Inhibitors</name>
    <code codingSystem="2.16.840.1.113883.3.26.1.5">N0000000126</code>
  </drug_class>
  <drug_class>
    <name type="MoA">Acetyl Aldehyde Dehydrogenase Inhibitors</name>
    <code codingSystem="2.16.840.1.113883.3.26.1.5">N0000000183</code>
  </drug_class>
  <drug_class>
    <name type="MoA">Acetylcholine Release Inhibitors</name>
    <code codingSystem="2.16.840.1.113883.3.26.1.5">N0000175770</code>
  </drug_class>
  <drug_class>
    <name type="MoA">Acidifying Activity</name>
    <code codingSystem="2.16.840.1.113883.3.26.1.5">N0000175833</code>
  </drug_class>
  ...
</drug_classes>
JSON:
http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/services/v1/drugclass/ndfrt/moa/list.json
returns
{
  "COLUMNS": [
    "CLASS_NAME",
    "CLASS_TYPE",
    "CLASS_CODE",
    "CODING_SYSTEM"
  ],
  "DATA": [
    [
      "5-Lipoxygenase Inhibitors",
      "MoA",
      "N0000175955",
      "2.16.840.1.113883.3.26.1.5"
    ],
    [
      "5-alpha Reductase Inhibitors",
      "MoA",
      "N0000000126",
      "2.16.840.1.113883.3.26.1.5"
    ],
    [
      "Acetyl Aldehyde Dehydrogenase Inhibitors",
      "MoA",
      "N0000000183",
      "2.16.840.1.113883.3.26.1.5"
    ],
    [
      "Acetylcholine Release Inhibitors",
      "MoA",
      "N0000175770",
      "2.16.840.1.113883.3.26.1.5"
    ],
    [
      "Acidifying Activity",
      "MoA",
      "N0000175833",
      "2.16.840.1.113883.3.26.1.5"
    ],
    ...
  ]
}

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Resource "/drugclass/{class_type}/{name}/spls"

Returns a list of all SPLs belonging to the drug class with the given name.

Versions: 1

Return Formats

Parameters

Errors Examples XML:
http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/services/v1/drugclass/beta-Adrenergic%20Blocker/spls.xml
returns
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<drug_classes>
  <drug_class>
    <name type="EPC">beta-Adrenergic Blocker</name>
    <code codingSystem="2.16.840.1.113883.3.26.1.5">N0000175556</code>
    <spls>
      <spl>
        <setid>17baded7-b6f2-dbb1-2d9f-d1df2623e7a2</setid>
        <spl_version>1</spl_version>
        <published_date>June 28, 2013</published_date>
        <title>ATENOLOL (ATENOLOL) TABLET [AVKARE, INC.]</title>
        <brand_name>ATENOLOL</brand_name>
        <generic_name>ATENOLOL</generic_name>
      </spl>
      <spl>
        <setid>8541c2ad-415c-4422-88b3-8bb31d19c55a</setid>
        <spl_version>3</spl_version>
        <published_date>August 13, 2013</published_date>
        <title>METOPROLOL SUCCINATE TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE [CLINICAL SOLUTIONS WHOLESALE]</title>
        <brand_name>METOPROLOL SUCCINATE</brand_name>
        <generic_name>METOPROLOL SUCCINATE</generic_name>
      </spl>
      <spl>
        <setid>daaf5f8f-2861-4e18-9d8a-0124eb9e26e6</setid>
        <spl_version>1</spl_version>
        <published_date>August 13, 2013</published_date>
        <title>METOPROLOL SUCCINATE TABLET, FILM COATED, EXTENDED RELEASE [CLINICAL SOLUTIONS WHOLESALE]</title>
        <brand_name>METOPROLOL SUCCINATE</brand_name>
        <generic_name>METOPROLOL SUCCINATE</generic_name>
      </spl>
      <spl>
        <setid>6063ba4d-d03a-488d-b937-70b3a32b7114</setid>
        <spl_version>6</spl_version>
        <published_date>August 13, 2013</published_date>
        <title>METOPROLOL TARTRATE INJECTION, SOLUTION [AMERICAN REGENT, INC.]</title>
        <brand_name>METOPROLOL TARTRATE</brand_name>
        <generic_name>METOPROLOL TARTRATE</generic_name>
      </spl>
      ...
    </spls>
  </drug_class>
</drug_classes>
JSON:
http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/services/v1/drugclass/beta-Adrenergic%20Blocker/spls.json
returns
{
   "COLUMNS":[
      "CLASS_NAME",
      "CLASS_TYPE",
      "CLASS_CODE",
      "CODING_SYSTEM",
      "SETID",
      "SPL_VERSION",
      "TITLE",
      "BRAND_NAME",
      "GENERIC_NAME",
      "PUBLISHED_DATE"
   ],
   "DATA":[
      [
         "beta-Adrenergic Blocker",
         "EPC",
         "N0000175556",
         "2.16.840.1.113883.3.26.1.5",
         "17baded7-b6f2-dbb1-2d9f-d1df2623e7a2",
         1,
         "ATENOLOL (ATENOLOL) TABLET [AVKARE, INC.]",
         "ATENOLOL",
         "ATENOLOL",
         "June 28, 2013"
      ],
      [
         "beta-Adrenergic Blocker",
         "EPC",
         "N0000175556",
         "2.16.840.1.113883.3.26.1.5",
         "8541c2ad-415c-4422-88b3-8bb31d19c55a",
         3,
         "METOPROLOL SUCCINATE TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE [CLINICAL SOLUTIONS WHOLESALE]",
         "METOPROLOL SUCCINATE",
         "METOPROLOL SUCCINATE",
         "August 13, 2013"
      ],
      [
         "beta-Adrenergic Blocker",
         "EPC",
         "N0000175556",
         "2.16.840.1.113883.3.26.1.5",
         "daaf5f8f-2861-4e18-9d8a-0124eb9e26e6",
         1,
         "METOPROLOL SUCCINATE TABLET, FILM COATED, EXTENDED RELEASE [CLINICAL SOLUTIONS WHOLESALE]",
         "METOPROLOL SUCCINATE",
         "METOPROLOL SUCCINATE",
         "August 13, 2013"
      ],
      [
         "beta-Adrenergic Blocker",
         "EPC",
         "N0000175556",
         "2.16.840.1.113883.3.26.1.5",
         "6063ba4d-d03a-488d-b937-70b3a32b7114",
         6,
         "METOPROLOL TARTRATE INJECTION, SOLUTION [AMERICAN REGENT, INC.]",
         "METOPROLOL TARTRATE",
         "METOPROLOL TARTRATE",
         "August 13, 2013"
      ],
      ...
   ]
}

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Resource "/drugclass/{code}/spls"

Returns a list of all SPLs belonging to the drug class with the given code.

Versions: 1

Return Formats

Parameters

Errors Examples XML:
http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/services/v1/drugclass/N0000175556/spls.xml
returns
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<drug_classes>
  <drug_class>
    <name type="EPC">beta-Adrenergic Blocker</name>
    <code codingSystem="2.16.840.1.113883.3.26.1.5">N0000175556</code>
    <spls>
      <spl>
        <setid>17baded7-b6f2-dbb1-2d9f-d1df2623e7a2</setid>
        <spl_version>1</spl_version>
        <published_date>June 28, 2013</published_date>
        <title>ATENOLOL (ATENOLOL) TABLET [AVKARE, INC.]</title>
        <brand_name>ATENOLOL</brand_name>
        <generic_name>ATENOLOL</generic_name>
      </spl>
      <spl>
        <setid>8541c2ad-415c-4422-88b3-8bb31d19c55a</setid>
        <spl_version>3</spl_version>
        <published_date>August 13, 2013</published_date>
        <title>METOPROLOL SUCCINATE TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE [CLINICAL SOLUTIONS WHOLESALE]</title>
        <brand_name>METOPROLOL SUCCINATE</brand_name>
        <generic_name>METOPROLOL SUCCINATE</generic_name>
      </spl>
      <spl>
        <setid>daaf5f8f-2861-4e18-9d8a-0124eb9e26e6</setid>
        <spl_version>1</spl_version>
        <published_date>August 13, 2013</published_date>
        <title>METOPROLOL SUCCINATE TABLET, FILM COATED, EXTENDED RELEASE [CLINICAL SOLUTIONS WHOLESALE]</title>
        <brand_name>METOPROLOL SUCCINATE</brand_name>
        <generic_name>METOPROLOL SUCCINATE</generic_name>
      </spl>
      <spl>
        <setid>6063ba4d-d03a-488d-b937-70b3a32b7114</setid>
        <spl_version>6</spl_version>
        <published_date>August 13, 2013</published_date>
        <title>METOPROLOL TARTRATE INJECTION, SOLUTION [AMERICAN REGENT, INC.]</title>
        <brand_name>METOPROLOL TARTRATE</brand_name>
        <generic_name>METOPROLOL TARTRATE</generic_name>
      </spl>
      ...
    </spls>
  </drug_class>
</drug_classes>
JSON:
http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/services/v1/drugclass/N0000175556/spls.json
returns
{
   "COLUMNS":[
      "CLASS_NAME",
      "CLASS_TYPE",
      "CLASS_CODE",
      "CODING_SYSTEM",
      "SETID",
      "SPL_VERSION",
      "TITLE",
      "BRAND_NAME",
      "GENERIC_NAME",
      "PUBLISHED_DATE"
   ],
   "DATA":[
      [
         "beta-Adrenergic Blocker",
         "EPC",
         "N0000175556",
         "2.16.840.1.113883.3.26.1.5",
         "17baded7-b6f2-dbb1-2d9f-d1df2623e7a2",
         1,
         "ATENOLOL (ATENOLOL) TABLET [AVKARE, INC.]",

         "ATENOLOL",
         "ATENOLOL",
         "June 28, 2013"
      ],
      [
         "beta-Adrenergic Blocker",
         "EPC",
         "N0000175556",
         "2.16.840.1.113883.3.26.1.5",
         "8541c2ad-415c-4422-88b3-8bb31d19c55a",
         3,
         "METOPROLOL SUCCINATE TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE [CLINICAL SOLUTIONS WHOLESALE]",
         "METOPROLOL SUCCINATE",
         "METOPROLOL SUCCINATE",
         "August 13, 2013"
      ],
      [
         "beta-Adrenergic Blocker",
         "EPC",
         "N0000175556",
         "2.16.840.1.113883.3.26.1.5",
         "daaf5f8f-2861-4e18-9d8a-0124eb9e26e6",
         1,
         "METOPROLOL SUCCINATE TABLET, FILM COATED, EXTENDED RELEASE [CLINICAL SOLUTIONS WHOLESALE]",
         "METOPROLOL SUCCINATE",
         "METOPROLOL SUCCINATE",
         "August 13, 2013"
      ],
      [
         "beta-Adrenergic Blocker",
         "EPC",
         "N0000175556",
         "2.16.840.1.113883.3.26.1.5",
         "6063ba4d-d03a-488d-b937-70b3a32b7114",
         6,
         "METOPROLOL TARTRATE INJECTION, SOLUTION [AMERICAN REGENT, INC.]",
         "METOPROLOL TARTRATE",
         "METOPROLOL TARTRATE",
         "August 13, 2013"
      ],
      ...
   ]
}

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