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All antimicrobial drugs and their official names, ATC codes, ATC groups and defined daily dose (DDD) are included in this package, using the WHO Collaborating Centre for Drug Statistics Methodology.


This package contains all ~550 antibiotic, antimycotic and antiviral drugs and their Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical (ATC) codes, ATC groups and Defined Daily Dose (DDD) from the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Drug Statistics Methodology (WHOCC, and the Pharmaceuticals Community Register of the European Commission (

These have become the gold standard for international drug utilisation monitoring and research.

The WHOCC is located in Oslo at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health and funded by the Norwegian government. The European Commission is the executive of the European Union and promotes its general interest.

NOTE: The WHOCC copyright does not allow use for commercial purposes, unlike any other info from this package. See


#> Class 'ab'
#> [1] MEM
#> [1] "Meropenem"

#>  [1] "culpen"               "floxacillin"          "floxacillin sodium"  
#>  [4] "floxapen"             "floxapen sodium salt" "fluclox"             
#>  [7] "flucloxacilina"       "flucloxacillin"       "flucloxacilline"     
#> [10] "flucloxacillinum"     "fluorochloroxacillin" "staphylex"