Term: Drug Identification Number (DIN) Master File

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Last Updated: 2006-07-28

Definition:

Contains a list of all Drug Identification Numbers (DINs), one record per DIN, prepared annually by Manitoba Health as part of the Drug Program Information Network (DPIN) system. Consisting of approximately 30,000 records, this list includes DINs from carriers (C1-C4) and the non-adjudicated data. Each DIN record contains the name of the drug, dose/unit, strength, route of administration, and form of dosage.

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