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Pharmacy icon Work Group Maturity Level: 1Draft Use Context: Country: World, Not Intended for Production use
Official URL: http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/medicationrequest-status-reason Version: 6.0.0-cibuild
draft as of 2024-04-12 Computable Name: MedicationRequestStatusReasonCodes
Flags: Experimental OID: 2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.3.1324

This value set is used in the following places:

MedicationRequest Status Reason Codes


This expansion generated 12 Apr 2024

Expansion based on codesystem MedicationRequest Status Reason Codes v1.0.0 (CodeSystem) icon

This value set contains 13 concepts.

  altchoice iconhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/medicationrequest-status-reasonTry another treatment first

This therapy has been ordered as a backup to a preferred therapy. This order will be released when and if the preferred therapy is unsuccessful.

  clarif iconhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/medicationrequest-status-reasonPrescription requires clarification

Clarification is required before the order can be acted upon.

  drughigh iconhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/medicationrequest-status-reasonDrug level too high

The current level of the medication in the patient's system is too high. The medication is suspended to allow the level to subside to a safer level.

  hospadm iconhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/medicationrequest-status-reasonAdmission to hospital

The patient has been admitted to a care facility and their community medications are suspended until hospital discharge.

  labint iconhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/medicationrequest-status-reasonLab interference issues

The therapy would interfere with a planned lab test and the therapy is being withdrawn until the test is completed.

  non-avail iconhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/medicationrequest-status-reasonPatient not available

Patient not available for a period of time due to a scheduled therapy, leave of absence or other reason.

  preg iconhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/medicationrequest-status-reasonParent is pregnant/breast feeding

The patient is pregnant or breast feeding. The therapy will be resumed when the pregnancy is complete and the patient is no longer breastfeeding.

  salg iconhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/medicationrequest-status-reasonAllergy

The patient is believed to be allergic to a substance that is part of the therapy and the therapy is being temporarily withdrawn to confirm.

  sddi iconhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/medicationrequest-status-reasonDrug interacts with another drug

The drug interacts with a short-term treatment that is more urgently required. This order will be resumed when the short-term treatment is complete.

  sdupther iconhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/medicationrequest-status-reasonDuplicate therapy

The drug interacts with a short-term treatment that is more urgently required. This order will be resumed when the short-term treatment is complete.

  sintol iconhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/medicationrequest-status-reasonSuspected intolerance

The drug interacts with a short-term treatment that is more urgently required. This order will be resumed when the short-term treatment is complete.

  surg iconhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/medicationrequest-status-reasonPatient scheduled for surgery.

The drug is contraindicated for patients receiving surgery and the patient is scheduled to be admitted for surgery in the near future. The drug will be resumed when the patient has sufficiently recovered from the surgery.

  washout iconhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/medicationrequest-status-reasonWaiting for old drug to wash out

The patient was previously receiving a medication contraindicated with the current medication. The current medication will remain on hold until the prior medication has been cleansed from their system.


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