ctrFindActiveSubstanceSynonyms: Find synonyms of an active substance

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Find synonyms of an active substance

Description

An active substance can be identified by a recommended international nonproprietary name (INN), a trade or product name, or a company code(s). To find likely synonyms, the function retrieves from CTGOV2 the field protocolSection.armsInterventionsModule.interventions.otherNames. Note this is not free of error and should be checked manually.

Usage

ctrFindActiveSubstanceSynonyms(activesubstance = "", verbose = FALSE)

Arguments

activesubstance

An active substance, in an atomic character vector

verbose

Print number of studies found in CTGOV2 for 'activesubstance'

Value

A character vector of the active substance (input parameter) and synonyms, or NULL if active substance was not found and may be invalid

Examples

## Not run: 

ctrFindActiveSubstanceSynonyms(activesubstance = "imatinib")
#  [1] "imatinib"                    "Carcemia"                    "Cemivil"
#  [4] "CGP 57148"                   "CGP-57148B"                  "CGP57148B"
#  [7] "Gleevac"                     "gleevec"                     "Gleevec (Imatinib Mesylate)"
# [10] "Glevec"                      "glivec"                      "Imatinib"
# [13] "imatinib mesylate"           "Imatinib-AFT"                "IND # 55666"
# [16] "NSC #716051"                 "NSC-716051"                  "QTI571"
# [19] "ST1571"                      "STI 571"                     "STI-571"
# [22] "STI571"                      "tyrosine kinase inhibitors"


## End(Not run)

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