Glossary

Explanation of terms used by DrugBank

Condition


In DrugBank, this term is found in various sections, including "Indications" and throughout drug entries. It refers to a specific medical state. For example, Doxycycline is indicated in the condition, "Tularemia". Tularemia is the medical state for which this drug is indicated (or condition). Another example is for Valsartan, indicated for hypertension (which is considered the condition/medical state).

Conditions in DrugBank are linked, whenever possible, with MedDRA, SNOMED CT, and ICD-10 to encourage the universal recognition of medical terms.