Search & Substitution functions

Search functions

API access to the whole graph of drug information facilitates the implementation of a large variety of search functionalities. Criteria that may be used to lookup branded or generic drugs include:

  • Product name
  • Ingredient
  • Local code
  • ATC Classification
  • Therapeutic indication

Substitution functions

Similarly, proposing drug alternatives to the healthcare professional may be based on a variety of strategies, such as:

  • Similar product (same ingredient, dosage, form and route of administration)
  • ATC classification
  • Therapeutic indication