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Add a Specialty to a User's Followed Specialties Code Samples

Use the code samples below as examples to create an application in your desired language. The following code samples use the /user/followed-specialties endpoint to add a followed specialty for a user. Get started and begin to understand the endpoint by following the examples below in the language of your choice. To use this endpoint, you will need a valid personal access token.


Code Samples

# Add a followed Specialty

curl -X POST ""
    -H "Content-Type: application/json"
    -H "Accept: application/json"
    -H "Authorization: Bearer TOKEN"
    -d \
  "id": "Allergy",
  "subscriptionType": "FOLLOW_NO_EMAILS"
}' \

// Add a followed Specialty

// Construct the client
OkHttpClient client = new OkHttpClient();

// Create the URL
HttpUrl url = new HttpUrl.Builder()

// Build the body
MediaType mediaType = MediaType.parse("application/json");
RequestBody body = RequestBody.create(mediaType, "{
  \"id\": \"Allergy\",
  \"subscriptionType\": \"FOLLOW_NO_EMAILS\"

// Build the request
Request request = new Request.Builder()
    .addHeader("Content-Type", "application/json")
    .addHeader("Accept", "application/json")
    .addHeader("Authorization", "Bearer TOKEN")

// Send the request
Response response = client.newCall(request).execute();

// Add a followed Specialty

const host = "";
const path = "/medsapi-dynamed/v1/user/followed-specialties";

// Create the Request
const url = host + path;
const requestBody = {
  "id": "Allergy",
  "subscriptionType": "FOLLOW_NO_EMAILS"

const settings = {
    "async": true,
    "crossDomain": true,
    "url": url,
    "method": "POST",
    "headers": {
        "Content-Type": "application/json",
        "Accept": "application/json",
        "Authorization": "Bearer TOKEN"
    "processData": false,
    "data": JSON.stringify(requestBody)

// Send the Request
$.ajax(settings).done(function (response) {

# Add a followed Specialty

# Form the URL
urlstr = File.join("https://", "", "/medsapi-dynamed/v1/user/followed-specialties")
url = URI.parse(urlstr)

# Create the HTTP object
http =, url.port)
http.use_ssl = true
http.verify_mode = OpenSSL::SSL::VERIFY_NONE

# Create the request
request =
request["Content-Type"] = "application/json"
request["Accept"] = "application/json"
request["Authorization"] = "Bearer TOKEN"
request.body = '{"id":"Allergy","subscriptionType":"FOLLOW_NO_EMAILS"}'

# Send the request
response = http.request(request)

# Add a followed Specialty

# Form the URL
url = "/medsapi-dynamed/v1/user/followed-specialties"

# Payload
payload = '{"id":"Allergy","subscriptionType":"FOLLOW_NO_EMAILS"}'

# Create Connection Instance
conn = http.client.HTTPSConnection("")

# Create the Request Headers
headers = {
        "Content-Type": "application/json",
        "Accept": "application/json",
        "Authorization": "Bearer TOKEN"

# Send Request
conn.request("POST", url, payload, headers)