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Q: International drug translation database ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: International drug translation database
Category: Health > Medicine
Asked by: brubeo-ga
List Price: $20.00
Posted: 29 Nov 2006 10:00 PST
Expires: 29 Dec 2006 10:00 PST
Question ID: 786621
I have been informed that not all drugs are called the same thing
worldwide. I'm looking for a online database to do international drug
translations...another words something similar to the PDR used within
the USA but on a worldwide scale.

Request for Question Clarification by bobbie7-ga on 29 Nov 2006 10:21 PST
HEllo Brubeo,

It appears that an online database of this type does not exist.

What I can offer you is a reference book that provided that
information. A cd Rom is also included.

WOuld this alternative be of your interest?


Clarification of Question by brubeo-ga on 29 Nov 2006 10:31 PST
yes I long at it not the USA PDR
Subject: Re: International drug translation database
Answered By: bobbie7-ga on 29 Nov 2006 10:47 PST
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hello again Brubeo,

Thank you for the positive response to my clarification request.

The reference book I mentioned is the Martindale THE COMPLETE DRUG
REFERNECE - thirty-fifth edition.

Martindale overview 

Published by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain 
fully updated ,new two-year cycle

Number of countries processed for proprietary preparations increased
from 33 to 37.

New countries include: 
Czech Republic 

Expansion of synonyms 
Now includes French, Latin, Spanish, and Russian* International
Nonproprietary Names.

Increase in Scandinavian synonyms 

Increased coverage of `Street' drug names 

For the first time Graphic (Structural) formulae will be included for
selected drugs

If you wish to place an order for Martindale this can be done online
or you can contact our customer services department directly.

Full details are available at How to Order

Additional details available regarding electronic versions
(center of the page)


"Martindale includes details of preparations from 32 countries.
The information provided includes the proprietary name, manufacturer
or distributor, country, active ingredients with cross-references to
the drug monographs, and a summary of the indications as given by the
Directory of manufacturers 

"The names of manufacturers and distributors are abbreviated in
Martindale. The full names are listed alphabetically in the directory
of manufacturers with the full address, if available. In addition the
telephone and fax numbers, e-mail address, and website in each country
(where available) is provided on some electronic versions."


Martindale - The Complete Drug Reference  (Thirty-fifth edition) 
$450.00    Sweetman, Sean

Martindale - The Complete Drug Reference (CD-ROM + Book) 
(Thirty-fifth edition)  $595.00    Sweetman, Sean
Martindale - The Complete Drug Reference (CD-ROM Single-user) 
(Edition: 35)  $450.00    Sweetman, Sean
Martindale - The Complete Drug Reference - Online  Sweetman, Sean


Search terms:
International drug name database

I hope the information provided is helpful!

Best regards,
brubeo-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars
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