The register includes information on medicines, the patient, the applicant and the pharmacy.
For the period 2004-2021, data from the Norwegian Prescription Database (NorPD) has been transferred to the Norwegian Prescribed Drug Registry.
Go to the variable overview to create variable lists and to see detailed information about the variables in this data source.
Published statistics on the consumption of prescribed drugs, as well as statistical banks can be found on the website of the Norwegian Prescription Database (NorPD).
Criteria for data access
The data sources have different purposes and are regulated by different laws and regulations. In order to access information from the data sources, what you plan to use the information for must be in accordance with the purpose of the data source.
The types of approvals and documents you must submit to access information depend on what you are applying for, what you are going to use the information for and how you are going to process it. We therefore recommend that you take the time to familiarize yourself with the application guides before starting the application process:
Apply for access to data
You can apply for access to data from the registry via the application forms at helsedata.no.
Prices for access to data
Helsedataservice charges for the processing of applications submitted via helsedata.no, while the data custodians charge for data preparation and making the data material available. Helsedataservice and the data custodians will issue separate invoices.
Prices at NIPH
See more information about prices for access to data and biological material managed by the National Institute of Public Health (fhi.no).