- The Slone Drug Dictionary currently contains over 32,000 codes for prescription and non-prescription drug products, dietary supplements (including herbal, natural and homeopathic products), and their active ingredients.
- Linkages within the dictionary database allow investigators to identify groups of exposures according to a specific component, product or group of products.
- The database utilizes a modified version of the widely recognized American Hospital Pharmacy Service Pharmacologic-Therapeutic classification system to enable efficient identification of exposures of interest.
- The dictionary has been successfully integrated into a number of data collection instruments such as Computer Assisted Telephone Interviews (CATIs), Computer Assisted Personal Interviews (CAPIs), web surveys and other survey software.
- Users of the dictionary have collected drug exposure reports from a variety of study populations, driving the content of the dictionary and tailoring it to their needs. See a list of selected publications.
The dictionary database is available for license by those requiring a reliable, flexible, and comprehensive method to collect and interpret drug information.
*AHFS Pharmacologic-Therapeutic Classification used with permission. Copyright ©1997-2016, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Inc. All rights reserved.