Glossary

Explanation of terms used by DrugBank

MedDRA

Synonyms:
MedDRA ID, medra, MedRA identification

DrugBank uses medical terms which may be directly mapped to MedDRA, a rich and specific standardized medical terminology system that can be used to facilitate the universal sharing of information regarding medical products for human use.

MedDRA terms are imported and used for numerous functions in DrugBank. This allows for the widespread recognition of internationally used medical terminology used in our database.

More information regarding this medical terminology system may be found on the MedDRA website 1.

References:

  1. Meddra website [Link]