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Vehicle


Identifier:8.24
Definition:A Sig Component: Non-active ingredient(s), or substances not of therapeutic interest, in which the active ingredients are dispersed. Most often applied to liquid products where the major fluid component is considered the vehicle. For example: Normal Saline is the vehicle in "Ampicillin 150mg in 50ml NS"; Aquaphor is the vehicle in "10% LCD in Aquaphor"
Constraints:C154-[DE-8.24-1] The Vehicle shall be coded as specified in HITSP/C80 Section 2.2.3.3.12 Medication Vehicle

Value Set


Medication Vehicle Value Set

OID:2.16.840.1.113883.3.88.12.80.21
Definition:Shall contain a concept descending from code 412307009 from the SNOMED CT®.
For example: Normal Saline is the vehicle in "iAmpicllin 150mg in 50ml NS"; Aquaphor is the vehicle in "10% LCD in Aquaphor"
Code System Name:SNOMED CT®
Code System Source:National Library of Medicine - UMLS

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