HL7 Terminology
1.0.0 - Publication

This page is part of the HL7 Terminology (v1.0.0: Release) based on FHIR R4. The current version which supercedes this version is 5.2.0. For a full list of available versions, see the Directory of published versions



Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v3-LiquidLiquidEmulsion

A two-phase system in which one liquid is dispersed throughout another liquid in the form of small droplets.

OID:2.16.840.1.113883.1.11.14463 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle


This value set is not used

Content Logical Definition

Logical Definition (CLD)

This value set includes codes based on the following rules:



This value set contains 20 concepts

Expansion based on Orderable Drug Form v2.0.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes from system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-orderableDrugForm

CRMCreamA semisolid dosage form containing one or more drug substances dissolved or dispersed in a suitable base; more recently, the term has been restricted to products consisting of oil-in-water emulsions or aqueous microcrystalline dispersions of long chain fatty acids or alcohols that are water washable and more cosmetically and aesthetically acceptable.
NASCRMNasal Cream
OPCRMOphthalmic Cream
ORCRMOral Cream
OTCRMOtic Cream
RECCRMRectal Cream
TOPCRMTopical Cream
VAGCRMVaginal Cream
VAGCRMAPLVaginal Cream with Applicator
LTNLotionThe term "lotion" has been used to categorize many topical suspensions, solutions and emulsions intended for application to the skin.
TOPLTNTopical Lotion
OINTOintmentA semisolid preparation intended for external application to the skin or mucous membranes.
NASOINTNasal Ointment
OINTAPLOintment with Applicator
OPOINTOphthalmic Ointment
OTOINTOtic Ointment
RECOINTRectal Ointment
TOPOINTTopical Ointment
VAGOINTVaginal Ointment
VAGOINTAPLVaginal Ointment with Applicator

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