HL7 Terminology (THO)
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HL7 Terminology (THO), published by HL7 International - Vocabulary Work Group. This is not an authorized publication; it is the continuous build for version 5.0.0). This version is based on the current content of https://github.com/HL7/UTG/ and changes regularly. See the Directory of published versions

ValueSet: SolutionDrugForm

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v3-SolutionDrugForm Version: 2.0.0
Active as of 2014-03-26 Computable Name: SolutionDrugForm
Other Identifiers: id: urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.1.11.14419

A liquid preparation that contains one or more chemical substances dissolved, i.e., molecularly dispersed, in a suitable solvent or mixture of mutually miscible solvents.


This value set is not used here; it may be used elsewhere (e.g. specifications and/or implementations that use this content)

Logical Definition (CLD)



This value set contains 21 concepts

Expansion based on Orderable Drug Form v2.1.0 (CodeSystem)


A liquid preparation that contains one or more chemical substances dissolved, i.e., molecularly dispersed, in a suitable solvent or mixture of mutually miscible solvents.

  NDROPhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-orderableDrugFormNasal Drops
  OPDROPhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-orderableDrugFormOphthalmic Drops
  ORDROPhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-orderableDrugFormOral Drops
  OTDROPhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-orderableDrugFormOtic Drops
  IPSOLhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-orderableDrugFormIntraperitoneal Solution
  IRSOLhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-orderableDrugFormIrrigation Solution

A sterile solution intended to bathe or flush open wounds or body cavities; they're used topically, never parenterally.


A liquid preparation, intended for the irrigative cleansing of the vagina, that is prepared from powders, liquid solutions, or liquid concentrates and contains one or more chemical substances dissolved in a suitable solvent or mutually miscible solvents.


A rectal preparation for therapeutic, diagnostic, or nutritive purposes.

  OPIRSOLhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-orderableDrugFormOphthalmic Irrigation Solution
  IVSOLhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-orderableDrugFormIntravenous Solution
  ORALSOLhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-orderableDrugFormOral Solution

A clear, pleasantly flavored, sweetened hydroalcoholic liquid containing dissolved medicinal agents; it is intended for oral use.


An aqueous solution which is most often used for its deodorant, refreshing, or antiseptic effect.


An oral solution containing high concentrations of sucrose or other sugars; the term has also been used to include any other liquid dosage form prepared in a sweet and viscid vehicle, including oral suspensions.

  RECSOLhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-orderableDrugFormRectal Solution
  TOPSOLhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-orderableDrugFormTopical Solution

A solution or mixture of various substances in oil, alcoholic solutions of soap, or emulsions intended for external application.

  MUCTOPSOLhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-orderableDrugFormMucous Membrane Topical Solution

Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

Level A few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. In this scheme, some codes are under other codes, and imply that the code they are under also applies
System The source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
Code The code (used as the code in the resource instance)
Display The display (used in the display element of a Coding). If there is no display, implementers should not simply display the code, but map the concept into their application
Definition An explanation of the meaning of the concept
Comments Additional notes about how to use the code


2022-10-18reviseMarc DuteauTSMGFixing missing metadata; up-349
2020-05-06reviseTed KleinVocabulary WGMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.
2014-03-26reviseVocabulary (Woody Beeler) (no record of original request)2014T1_2014-03-26_001283 (RIM release ID)Lock all vaue sets untouched since 2014-03-26 to trackingId 2014T1_2014_03_26