core + health-lifesci (Health and Lifesciences Extension): terms relating to healthcare, medicine and the life sciences.

Drug

Defined in the health-lifesci.schema.org extension.
Canonical URL: http://schema.org/Drug

Thing > MedicalEntity > Substance > Drug

A chemical or biologic substance, used as a medical therapy, that has a physiological effect on an organism. Here the term drug is used interchangeably with the term medicine although clinical knowledge make a clear difference between them.

Usage: Between 100 and 1000 domains
PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from Drug
activeIngredient Text An active ingredient, typically chemical compounds and/or biologic substances.
administrationRoute Text A route by which this drug may be administered, e.g. 'oral'.
alcoholWarning Text Any precaution, guidance, contraindication, etc. related to consumption of alcohol while taking this drug.
availableStrength DrugStrength An available dosage strength for the drug.
clinicalPharmacology Text Description of the absorption and elimination of drugs, including their concentration (pharmacokinetics, pK) and biological effects (pharmacodynamics, pD). Supersedes clincalPharmacology.
cost DrugCost Cost per unit of the drug, as reported by the source being tagged.
dosageForm Text A dosage form in which this drug/supplement is available, e.g. 'tablet', 'suspension', 'injection'.
doseSchedule DoseSchedule A dosing schedule for the drug for a given population, either observed, recommended, or maximum dose based on the type used.
drugClass DrugClass The class of drug this belongs to (e.g., statins).
drugUnit Text The unit in which the drug is measured, e.g. '5 mg tablet'.
foodWarning Text Any precaution, guidance, contraindication, etc. related to consumption of specific foods while taking this drug.
interactingDrug Drug Another drug that is known to interact with this drug in a way that impacts the effect of this drug or causes a risk to the patient. Note: disease interactions are typically captured as contraindications.
isAvailableGenerically Boolean True if the drug is available in a generic form (regardless of name).
isProprietary Boolean True if this item's name is a proprietary/brand name (vs. generic name).
labelDetails URL Link to the drug's label details.
legalStatus DrugLegalStatus  or
MedicalEnumeration  or
Text 
The drug or supplement's legal status, including any controlled substance schedules that apply.
manufacturer Organization The manufacturer of the product.
maximumIntake MaximumDoseSchedule Recommended intake of this supplement for a given population as defined by a specific recommending authority.
mechanismOfAction Text The specific biochemical interaction through which this drug or supplement produces its pharmacological effect.
nonProprietaryName Text The generic name of this drug or supplement.
overdosage Text Any information related to overdose on a drug, including signs or symptoms, treatments, contact information for emergency response.
pregnancyCategory DrugPregnancyCategory Pregnancy category of this drug.
pregnancyWarning Text Any precaution, guidance, contraindication, etc. related to this drug's use during pregnancy.
prescribingInfo URL Link to prescribing information for the drug.
proprietaryName Text Proprietary name given to the diet plan, typically by its originator or creator.
relatedDrug Drug Any other drug related to this one, for example commonly-prescribed alternatives.
warning Text  or
URL 
Any FDA or other warnings about the drug (text or URL).
Properties from Substance
activeIngredient Text An active ingredient, typically chemical compounds and/or biologic substances.
maximumIntake MaximumDoseSchedule Recommended intake of this supplement for a given population as defined by a specific recommending authority.
Properties from MedicalEntity
code MedicalCode A medical code for the entity, taken from a controlled vocabulary or ontology such as ICD-9, DiseasesDB, MeSH, SNOMED-CT, RxNorm, etc.
guideline MedicalGuideline A medical guideline related to this entity.
legalStatus DrugLegalStatus  or
MedicalEnumeration  or
Text 
The drug or supplement's legal status, including any controlled substance schedules that apply.
medicineSystem MedicineSystem The system of medicine that includes this MedicalEntity, for example 'evidence-based', 'homeopathic', 'chiropractic', etc.
recognizingAuthority Organization If applicable, the organization that officially recognizes this entity as part of its endorsed system of medicine.
relevantSpecialty MedicalSpecialty If applicable, a medical specialty in which this entity is relevant.
study MedicalStudy A medical study or trial related to this entity.
Properties from Thing
additionalType URL An additional type for the item, typically used for adding more specific types from external vocabularies in microdata syntax. This is a relationship between something and a class that the thing is in. In RDFa syntax, it is better to use the native RDFa syntax - the 'typeof' attribute - for multiple types. Schema.org tools may have only weaker understanding of extra types, in particular those defined externally.
alternateName Text An alias for the item.
description Text A description of the item.
disambiguatingDescription Text A sub property of description. A short description of the item used to disambiguate from other, similar items. Information from other properties (in particular, name) may be necessary for the description to be useful for disambiguation.
image ImageObject  or
URL 
An image of the item. This can be a URL or a fully described ImageObject.
mainEntityOfPage CreativeWork  or
URL 
Indicates a page (or other CreativeWork) for which this thing is the main entity being described. See background notes for details.
Inverse property: mainEntity.
name Text The name of the item.
potentialAction Action Indicates a potential Action, which describes an idealized action in which this thing would play an 'object' role.
sameAs URL URL of a reference Web page that unambiguously indicates the item's identity. E.g. the URL of the item's Wikipedia page, Freebase page, or official website.
url URL URL of the item.


Instances of Drug may appear as values for the following properties
PropertyOn TypesDescription
affectedBy MedicalTest Drugs that affect the test's results.
drug DrugClass  or
MedicalCondition  or
Patient  or
TherapeuticProcedure 
Specifying a drug or medicine used in a medication procedure
interactingDrug Drug Another drug that is known to interact with this drug in a way that impacts the effect of this drug or causes a risk to the patient. Note: disease interactions are typically captured as contraindications.
relatedDrug Drug Any other drug related to this one, for example commonly-prescribed alternatives.

Available properties in extensions

Schema Version 3.0