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deprecated Coding Symbols for a Thesaurus of Adverse Reaction Terms

Abbreviation: COSTART

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This record was deprecated on May 26, 2016 for the following reason(s): This resource has been superseded by - MedDRA.

Coding Symbols for Thesaurus of Adverse Reaction Terms (COSTART). 5th ed. Rockville (MD). COSTART is used for coding, filing, and retrieving post-marketing adverse drug and biologic experience reports. COSTART is organized in body system and pathophysiology hierarchies, as well as a separate fetal/neonatal category of less than 20 terms. COSTART has been superseded by the Medical Dictionary for Regulatory Activities (MedDRA) Terminology. Until this entry is claimed, more information on this project can be found at If you work on the project responsible for "COSTART" then please consider helping us by claiming this record and updating it appropriately.

How to cite this record COSTART; Coding Symbols for a Thesaurus of Adverse Reaction Terms; DOI:; Last edited: Jan. 8, 2019, 1:40 p.m.; Last accessed: Jun 27 2019 10:58 a.m.

Record updated: Oct. 27, 2016, 8:53 p.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.

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