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Descriptor English: Drugs, Generic
Descriptor Spanish: Medicamentos Genéricos
Descriptor Portuguese: Medicamentos Genéricos
Descriptor French: Médicaments génériques
Entry term(s): Drug, Generic
Drugs, Nonproprietary
Generic Drug
Generic Drugs
Nonproprietary Drugs
Tree number(s): D26.360
VS2.002.001.003
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016568
Scope note: Drugs whose drug name is not protected by a trademark. They may be manufactured by several companies.
Annotation: coordinate with specific drug if relevant
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
Previous Indexing: Drugs (1966-1991)
Public MeSH Note: 92
History Note: 92
DeCS ID: 30149
Unique ID: D016568
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1991/01/02
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Drugs, Generic - Preferred
Concept UI M0025275
Scope note Drugs whose drug name is not protected by a trademark. They may be manufactured by several companies.
Preferred term Drugs, Generic
Entry term(s) Drug, Generic
Drugs, Nonproprietary
Generic Drug
Generic Drugs
Nonproprietary Drugs



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