HL7 Terminology
2.1.0 - Publication

This page is part of the HL7 Terminology (v2.1.0: Release) based on FHIR R4. This is the current published version in it's permanent home (it will always be available at this URL). For a full list of available versions, see the Directory of published versions

ValueSet: AdministrableDrugForm


Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v3-AdministrableDrugForm
Status:Active as of 2014-03-26

Indicates the form in which the drug product should be administered.

This element only needs to be specified when (a) the form in which the drug is measured for dispensing differs from the form in which the drug is administered; and (b) the form in which the quantity of the administered drug being administered is not expressed as a discrete measured mass or volume.Usage:

OID:2.16.840.1.113883.1.11.14570 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle


Logical Definition (CLD)

This value set includes codes based on the following rules:



This value set contains 9 concepts

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

NDROPNasal Drops
OPDROPOphthalmic Drops
ORDROPOral Drops
OTDROPOtic Drops

Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

Level A few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. In this scheme, some codes are under other codes, and imply that the code they are under also applies
Source The source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
Code The code (used as the code in the resource instance)
Display The display (used in the display element of a Coding). If there is no display, implementers should not simply display the code, but map the concept into their application
Definition An explanation of the meaning of the concept
Comments Additional notes about how to use the code


2020-05-06reviseTed KleinVocabulary WGMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.
2014-03-26reviseVocabulary (Woody Beeler) (no record of original request)2014T1_2014-03-26_001283 (RIM release ID)Lock all vaue sets untouched since 2014-03-26 to trackingId 2014T1_2014_03_26