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DECLARE used to define a list

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I'm looking to set a list of variables and trying to get the syntax correct

DECLARE @DrugCodes varchar
SET @DrugCodes ???? ('4297','3721','3157')

I'm not sure ???? what to use here to define this?

Thanks
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Question by:ghettocounselor
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DoutorApedeuta earned 500 total points
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Hi, if I understand what you want, try this:

DECLARE @DrugCodes varchar
SET @DrugCodes = '(''4297'',''3721'',''3157'')'
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by:ghettocounselor
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Ok, that executes.
so how to use that in a where statement?
I tried
> WHERE drug_code like @DrugCodes
as well as
> WHERE drug_code in @DrugCodes
but neither worked
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by:DoutorApedeuta
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You may build a dynamic query and execite it.

declare @cmd varchar(200)
set @cmd = 'SELECT * FROM Table WHERE drug_code IN(''4297'',''3721'',''3157'')'
exec(@cmd)
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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