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formulary

1. a book or system of prescribed formulas, esp relating to religious procedure or doctrine
2. Pharmacol a book containing a list of pharmaceutical products, with their formulas and means of preparation

formulary

(1) A list of medicines, uses and procedure for preparation.

(2) A list of brand-name and generic medicines that are covered by a drug benefit plan such as administered by an insurance company or pharmacy benefit manager (PBM). See healthcare IT.
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This comes after the order for the British National Formulary was cut from 15,400 to just 7,800 copies earlier this year.
Most basic help: Doctors have for years been sending used copies of the British National Formulary to colleagues in the Third World who cannot afford them.
The British National Formulary is the latest example of our commitment to bring the most reputable resources to address the needs of British healthcare professionals.
Information on controlled drugs, adverse drug reactions, interactions, communication skills and confidentiality is included and information complements the British National Formulary giving prescribing points and linked concepts of relevance to clinical pharmacists.
MedicinesComplete is a comprehensive online resource allowing access to respected publications including: AHFS Drug Information, Martindale: The complete drug reference, the British National Formulary, BNF for Children, Stockley's Drug Interactions, Herbal Medicines, the Handbook of Pharmaceutical Excipients, Dietary Supplements and Clarke's Analysis of Drugs and Poisons.
The NZF (based on the British National Formulary and specifically adapted for New Zealand) provides robust clinical information about the use of me dicines alongside PHARMAC and Medsafe information in one place.
We welcome the planned publication of a separate British National Formulary for Children.
Professional guidance in the British National Formulary reinforces this concern, in particular warning regarding use on the face, in children and over the long-term (1).
Subscribers can mix and match, choosing the publication that best suits their needs from a list that includes Martindale, the British National Formulary, Stockley's Drug Interactions, Herbal Medicines, Pharmaceutical Excipients, Dietary Supplements and Clarke's Analysis of Drugs and Poisons.
For example, since Niaspan was added to the Veterans Affairs National Formulary, the other major formulary of the government, in the second half of 1999, usage expanded 36-fold in three years, accounting for nearly 10% of overall Niaspan business in 2002.
manufacturer and marketer of blood glucose monitoring systems, today announced its TrueTrack Smart System(TM) has been added to the ProCare Rx national formulary, effective immediately.
Physicians now have free access to the national formulary database via the Internet, and also as part of the practice management system services.

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