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Drug Substitution MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Drug Substitution
Tree Number(s)
E02.319.307.312
N02.421.668.778.500.312
Unique ID
D057915
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D057915
Scope Note
The practice of replacing one prescribed drug with another that is expected to have the same clinical or psychological effect.
Entry Term(s)
Drug Switching
Generic Substitution
Therapeutic Substitution
Previous Indexing
Drug Therapy (2006-2010)
Therapeutic Equivalency (1979-2010)
Public MeSH Note
2011
History Note
2011
Date Established
2011/01/01
Date of Entry
2010/06/25
Revision Date
2015/06/29
Drug Substitution Preferred
Generic Substitution Related
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