ctrFindActiveSubstanceSynonyms {ctrdata}R Documentation

Find synonyms of an active substance

Description

An active substance can be identified by a recommended international nonproprietary name (INN), a trade or product name, or a company code(s). Retrieves the substances which are searched for by the register 'ClinicalTrials.Gov' for a given active substance.

Usage

ctrFindActiveSubstanceSynonyms(activesubstance = "")

Arguments

activesubstance

An active substance, in an atomic character vector

Value

A character vector of the active substance (input parameter) and synonyms, or NULL if active substance was not found and may be invalid

Examples

## Not run: 

ctrFindActiveSubstanceSynonyms(activesubstance = "imatinib")
# [1] "imatinib" "gleevec" "sti 571" "glivec" "CGP 57148" "st1571"


## End(Not run)

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