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Drug Reference Vocabulary


The Drug Reference Vocabulary (DRV) is a classification system for all the substances collected by DAWN (drug-related emergency department visits and drug-related deaths investigated by partcipating medical examiners/coroners). This Excel file includes brand, drug, and category names and codes for illicit drugs, prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals, inhalants and alcohol. It is derived from the Multum Lexicon, © 2012 Lexi-Comp, Inc. and/or Cerner Multum, Inc. The classification was modified to meet DAWN\'s unique requirements.
The Multum Licensing Agreement governing use of the Lexicon can be found on the SAMHSA site at….

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May 30, 2014
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