openFDA and Drug Adverse Events

openFDA launched today and with it the first publicly available dataset—Drug Adverse Reaction and Medication Error Reports—that covers more than 4 million records from 2004 to 2013.

The openFDA team compiled 10 things to help developers use this dataset more effectively, including:

Check out the entire openFDA post to see the entire list. The openFDA team will also be adding additional data whenever a new Quarterly Data File is posted.

Sean Herron is a Presidential Innovation Fellow serving at FDA.

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