OralOpioids: Retrieving Oral Opioid Information

Provides details such as Morphine Equivalent Dose (MED), brand name and opioid content which are calculated of all oral opioids authorized for sale by Health Canada and the FDA based on their Drug Identification Number (DIN) or National Drug Code (NDC). MEDs are calculated based on recommendations by Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) and Von Korff et al (2008) and information obtained from Health Canada's Drug Product Database's monthly data dump or FDA Daily database for Canadian and US databases respectively. Please note in no way should output from this package be a substitute for medical advise. All medications should only be consumed on prescription from a licensed healthcare provider.

Package details

AuthorAnkona Banerjee [aut, cre] (<https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4433-5446>), Erik Stricker [aut] (<https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2112-2202>)
MaintainerAnkona Banerjee <asb426@mail.usask.ca>
URL https://github.com/ankonahouston/OralOpioids
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OralOpioids documentation built on May 29, 2024, 8:54 a.m.