Prescriptions are official documents that allow patients to fetch their drugs, signed by attending physicians. The prescription contains information about drugs and contains meta information. The information about the prescription can be stored to reuse it for following prescriptions for maintainence doses.


Currently, the types prescription and medication do not have a relation.


– Use to store information about prescriptions only.

Not use

– Not use to store information about diagnosis, dosage or medication in general.

Data Model

Name Type M Description Example
drug Drug The prescripted drug {

“drug”: {

“code”: “??????”,

“producer”: “Bayer”,

“dosageForm”: “??????”,

“packageNorm”: “N1”,

“packageSize”: “20”,

“divisibility” : “2”,

“atcs”: [




“ingredients”: [{

“substance”: “??????”,

“substanceStrength”: {

“unitValue”: {

“value”: 20,

“unit”: “mg”,

“valueText”: “20 mg”





“routeOfAdministration”: [






prodCode CodedEntry See catalog for details. /
prescriptionType String Se enumeration for details. “OTHERS“
refunding String See enumeration for details “Complete“
prescriptionCondition String The Condition of prescription. “illness”


The drug must be referenced. Also the prescriptionType must be recorded.

Parameter Codes

loinc_num component system property time_aspct scale_typ method_typ
28820-9 Private prescription Glasses prescription Arb Pt Ord
28866-2 Prescription code Contact lens Type Pt Nom
28867-0 Prescription text Contact lens Prid Pt Nar
34391-3 Human prescription drug label ^FDA product label Nar
45129-4 Human prescription drug label with highlights ^FDA product label Nar
45259-9 HIV ART actual prescription fills number/Ideal prescription fills number ^Patient NFr Pt Qn Pharmacy records
50578-4 Prescription animal drug label ^FDA product label Nar
52063-5 Prescription for durable medical equipment attachment {Setting} Find Pt Doc {Provider}
57828-6 Prescription list {Setting} Find Pt Doc {Provider}
57829-4 Prescription for medical equipment or product {Setting} Find Pt Doc {Provider}
57831-0 Prescription for rehabilitation {Setting} Find Pt Doc {Provider}
57832-8 Prescription for diagnostic or specialist care {Setting} Find Pt Doc {Provider}
57833-6 Prescription for medication {Setting} Find Pt Doc {Provider}
63663-9 Have you ever used any of these medicines or drugs to feel good or high, or to feel more active or alert – or did you use any prescription drugs when they were not prescribed, or more than prescribed ^Patient Find Pt Ord PhenX
64287-6 Prescription ^Patient Find Pt Doc
64288-4 Prescription for eyewear {Setting} Find Pt Doc {Provider}
64651-3 Have you used prescription female hormones ^Patient Find Pt Ord PhenX
64652-1 How many Mos did you use prescription hormones ^Patient Time Pt Qn PhenX
64780-0 Do you currently use artificial tears or prescription medication for dry eyes regularly for 3Mos or longer ^Patient Find Pt Ord PhenX
65389-9 Have you ever taken prescription medication for headache on a daily basis, whether or not you have a headache, to help prevent a severe headache from happening in the first place ^Patient Find Pt Ord PhenX
65391-5 When did you last take prescription medication for headache on a daily basis to help prevent a severe headache from happening in the first place ^Patient Find Pt Ord PhenX
68524-8 How many times in the past Y have you used an illegal drug or used a prescription medication for non-medical reasons ^Patient NRat Pt Qn SAMHSA
69404-2 Prescription medical device label ^FDA product label Nar
70955-0 Prescription changed following the peritoneal dialysis adequacy measurement ^Patient Find Pt Ord ESRD
71465-9 Date prescription changed Medication TmStp Pt Qn
71466-7 Date prescription stopped Medication TmStp Pt Qn
72067-2 Iron prescription current ^Patient Find Pt Ord ESRD
73709-8 Prescription request Pharmacy Find Pt Doc Pharmacist




Update Rhythm

Create a new entry for every new prescription.


“id”: “/core/Prescription”,
“$schema”: “”,
“type”: “object”,
“properties”: {
“drug”: {
“$ref”: “/core/Drug”
“prodCode”: {
“$ref”: “/core/CodedValue”
“prescriptionType”: {
“type”: “string”,
“refunding”: {
“type”: “string”,
“enum”: [“COMPLETE”, “PARTLY”, “DEPENDS”, “NOT”]
“prescriptionCondition”: {
“type”: “string”
“required”: [“drug”, “prodCode”],
“additionalProperties”: false

Compatible Standards