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formulary

 [for´mu-lar″e]
a collection of formulae.
National formulary a book of standards for certain pharmaceuticals and preparations not included in the U.S.P; revised every 5 years, and recognized as a book of official standards by the Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906. Abbreviated N.F.

USP

 
United States Pharmacopeia, a legally recognized compendium of standards for drugs, published by the United States Pharmacopeial Convention, Inc., and revised periodically; it also includes assays and tests for determination of strength, quality, and purity.

Na·tion·al For·mu·lar·y (NF),

(na'shŭn-ăl fōr'myū-lār'ē),
An official compendium formerly issued by the American Pharmaceutical Association but now published by the United States Pharmacopeial Convention to provide standards and specifications that can be used to evaluate the quality of pharmaceuticals and therapeutic agents.

National Formulary

/Na·tion·al For·mu·lary/ (NF) a book of standards for certain pharmaceuticals and preparations that are not included in the USP(United States Pharmacopeia).

National Formulary (NF, N.F.)

a publication containing the official standards for the preparation of various pharmaceutics not listed in the United States Pharmacopoeia. It is revised every 5 years.

National Formulary

One of 2–the other is the US Pharmacopeia–official compendia recognized by Federal Pure Food & Drug Act of 1906; the NF's approved therapeutics are described and defined with respect to source, chemistry, physical properties, tests for identitification and purity, dosage range, and class of use

Na·tion·al For·mu·la·ry

(nash'ŏ-năl fōr'myū-lar-ē)
An official compendium published by the United States Pharmacopeial Convention (formerly issued by the American Pharmaceutical Association) for the purpose of providing standards and specifications that can be used to evaluate the quality of pharmaceuticals and therapeutic agents.

Na·tion·al For·mu·la·ry

(NF) (nash'ŏ-năl fōr'myū-lar-ē)
An official compendium issued by the United States Pharmacopeial Convention to provide standards and specifications used to evaluate quality of pharmaceuticals and therapeutic agents.

National Formulary (NF),

n.pr a publication containing the official standards for the preparation of various pharmaceuticals not listed in the
United States Pharmacopoeia. It is revised every 5 years.

National Formulary