Thing > MedicalEntity > MedicalTherapy > DietarySupplement

A product taken by mouth that contains a dietary ingredient intended to supplement the diet. Dietary ingredients may include vitamins, minerals, herbs or other botanicals, amino acids, and substances such as enzymes, organ tissues, glandulars and metabolites.
PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from DietarySupplement
activeIngredient Text An active ingredient, typically chemical compounds and/or biologic substances.
background Text Descriptive information establishing a historical perspective on the supplement. May include the rationale for the name, the population where the supplement first came to prominence, etc.
dosageForm Text A dosage form in which this drug/supplement is available, e.g. 'tablet', 'suspension', 'injection'.
isProprietary Boolean True if this item's name is a proprietary/brand name (vs. generic name).
legalStatus DrugLegalStatus The drug or supplement's legal status, including any controlled substance schedules that apply.
manufacturer Organization The manufacturer of the product.
maximumIntake MaximumDoseSchedule Recommended intake of this supplement for a given population as defined by a specific recommending authority.
mechanismOfAction Text The specific biochemical interaction through which this drug or supplement produces its pharmacological effect.
nonProprietaryName Text The generic name of this drug or supplement.
recommendedIntake RecommendedDoseSchedule Recommended intake of this supplement for a given population as defined by a specific recommending authority.
safetyConsideration Text Any potential safety concern associated with the supplement. May include interactions with other drugs and foods, pregnancy, breastfeeding, known adverse reactions, and documented efficacy of the supplement.
targetPopulation Text Characteristics of the population for which this is intended, or which typically uses it, e.g. 'adults'.
Properties from MedicalTherapy
adverseOutcome MedicalEntity A possible complication and/or side effect of this therapy. If it is known that an adverse outcome is serious (resulting in death, disability, or permanent damage; requiring hospitalization; or is otherwise life-threatening or requires immediate medical attention), tag it as a seriouseAdverseOutcome instead.
contraindication MedicalContraindication A contraindication for this therapy.
duplicateTherapy MedicalTherapy A therapy that duplicates or overlaps this one.
indication MedicalIndication A factor that indicates use of this therapy for treatment and/or prevention of a condition, symptom, etc. For therapies such as drugs, indications can include both officially-approved indications as well as off-label uses. These can be distinguished by using the ApprovedIndication subtype of MedicalIndication.
seriousAdverseOutcome MedicalEntity A possible serious complication and/or serious side effect of this therapy. Serious adverse outcomes include those that are life-threatening; result in death, disability, or permanent damage; require hospitalization or prolong existing hospitalization; cause congenital anomalies or birth defects; or jeopardize the patient and may require medical or surgical intervention to prevent one of the outcomes in this definition.
Properties from MedicalEntity
alternateName Text An alias for the item.
code MedicalCode A medical code for the entity, taken from a controlled vocabulary or ontology such as ICD-9, DiseasesDB, MeSH, SNOMED-CT, RxNorm, etc.
guideline MedicalGuideline A medical guideline related to this entity.
medicineSystem MedicineSystem The system of medicine that includes this MedicalEntity, for example 'evidence-based', 'homeopathic', 'chiropractic', etc.
recognizingAuthority Organization If applicable, the organization that officially recognizes this entity as part of its endorsed system of medicine.
relevantSpecialty MedicalSpecialty If applicable, a medical specialty in which this entity is relevant.
study MedicalStudy A medical study or trial related to this entity.
Properties from Thing
additionalType URL An additional type for the item, typically used for adding more specific types from external vocabularies in microdata syntax. This is a relationship between something and a class that the thing is in. In RDFa syntax, it is better to use the native RDFa syntax - the 'typeof' attribute - for multiple types. Schema.org tools may have only weaker understanding of extra types, in particular those defined externally.
alternateName Text An alias for the item.
description Text A short description of the item.
image URL  or
ImageObject 
URL of an image of the item.
name Text The name of the item.
potentialAction Action Indicates a potential Action, which describes an idealized action in which this thing would play an 'object' role.
sameAs URL URL of a reference Web page that unambiguously indicates the item's identity. E.g. the URL of the item's Wikipedia page, Freebase page, or official website.
url URL URL of the item.

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