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Welcome to the Norwegian Prescription Database
The Norwegian Prescription Database (NorPD) contains data about dispensed drugs in Norway. You can find information about the users of a particular drug or drug class. The data can be split by sex, age and geography. For more information about the NorPD, see
for The Norwegian Institute of Public Health.
Use of Data
The Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH) permits that reports from this website may be stored electronically, printed, reproduced and further processed as long as the source «Norwegian Prescription Database, The Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH)» is cited on every report, table or figure.
Data from the Prescription Database is intended for general scientific research purposes, statistical analysis and planning. The privacy of the individual is strictly protected and data is anonymous.
NIPH is not responsible for interpretation or analysis performed by third parties.
Updated March 2017 with data for 2016.