DrugPrep (STATA) : An algorithm to transform raw CPRD prescriptions data into formatted analysis-ready drug exposure data.
Rebecca M. Joseph;
William G Dixon
DrugPrep is an algorithm for transforming raw medications data into formatted, analysis-ready drug exposure data. The current version of DrugPrep archived here has been developed for use with Clinical Practice Research datalink (CPRD) and is implemented in STATA.
Funding: Supported by the Arthritis Research UK Centre for Epidemiology (grant 20380)
Contributions: Mark Lunt (design & implemention of code), Stephen Pye (design & implementation of code) Mohammad Movahedi (design and implementation of code), Ruth Costello (bug fixes), Rebecca Joseph (data curation), Kamilla Kopec-Harding (data curation), William G Dixon (principal investigator/conceptualisation/funding)