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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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The British National Formulary [British National Formulary, 2006] places lignocaine in its unsafe drug list for individuals with porphyria, but then mentions that it is thought to be safe for use as a LA.
In 1999, the National Formulary passed by the British Parliament limited the duration of therapy with a topical agent containing an aminoglycoside to 7 days because of mounting evidence that these preparations are ototoxic.
Indeed, the British National Formulary (BNF), the independent drug bible, states that the assumption that these compounds can promote expectoration in the sort of doses found in cough remedies "is a myth".
In 1997, VA implemented a national formulary dedicated to outpatient medical and surgical supplies.
GPs' prescribing bible, the British National Formulary, says handing out unsuitable drugs costs the NHS in Scotland pounds 10million per year.
A retrospective study was carried out comparing the discharge doses of four ACE inhibitor agents prescribed to patients aged 75 or over for heart failure with the maintenance dosage recommended in the British National Formulary [4].
The British National Formulary, for example, states that oral zinc therapy should only be given "when there is good evidence of deficiency" - and British doctors, like many of their American colleagues, look at zinc supplements as a dietary fad, except for their elderly patients.
For emerging therapies, the increasingly localized nature of healthcare funding and decision making in most EU5 countries--France is a notable exception--creates an additional market access hurdle beyond national formulary inclusion negotiations.
Forget that the dengue vaccine was then not even listed in the National Formulary of drugs that the government may purchase.
It is the body that determines which drugs should be included to the National Formulary, a list of medicines the government could buy and use.
02 Contract Notice: Medicines included in this framework agreement are generic medicines listed in the British National Formulary (BNF) used to treat cardiovascular and respiratory conditions.
The British National Formulary releases its 2015-2016 guide to children's medicines.

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