DrugCentral 2018: an update

Nucleic Acids Res. 2019 Jan 8;47(D1):D963-D970. doi: 10.1093/nar/gky963.


DrugCentral is a drug information resource (http://drugcentral.org) open to the public since 2016 and previously described in the 2017 Nucleic Acids Research Database issue. Since the 2016 release, 103 new approved drugs were updated. The following new data sources have been included: Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS), FDA Orange Book information, L1000 gene perturbation profile distance/similarity matrices and estimated protonation constants. New and existing entries have been updated with the latest information from scientific literature, drug labels and external databases. The web interface has been updated to display and query new data. The full database dump and data files are available for download from the DrugCentral website.

Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural

MeSH terms

  • Databases, Pharmaceutical*
  • Drug Approval / statistics & numerical data
  • Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions
  • Gene Expression / drug effects
  • Pharmaceutical Preparations / classification
  • Proteins / classification


  • Pharmaceutical Preparations
  • Proteins