doseminer: extract drug dosages from free-text prescriptions

David Selby, Belay Birlie Yimer (Developer), Ben Marwick (Developer)

Research output: Non-textual formSoftware


Utilities for converting unstructured electronic prescribing instructions into structured medication data. Extracts drug dose, units, daily dosing frequency and intervals from English-language prescriptions. Based on Karystianis et al. (2015) <doi:10.1186/s12911-016-0255-x>.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherCRAN (Comprehensive R Archive Network)
Media of outputOnline
Publication statusPublished - 12 May 2021


  • pharmacoepidemiology
  • drug safety
  • reproducibility
  • text mining
  • electronic health records


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