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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.

for·mu·lar·y

(fōr'myū-lā'rē),
A collection of formulas for the compounding of medicinal preparations. See: National Formulary, Pharmacopeia.

formulary

/for·mu·lary/ (for´mu-lar″e) a collection of recipes, formulas, and prescriptions.
National Formulary  see under N.

formulary

(fôr′myə-lĕr′ē)
n. pl. formular·ies
A book containing a list of pharmaceutical substances along with their formulas, uses, and methods of preparation.

formulary

[fôr′myəle′rē]
Etymology: L, forma, pattern
a listing of drugs intended to include a large enough range of medications and sufficient information about them to enable health practitioners to prescribe treatment that is medically appropriate. Hospitals maintain formularies that list all drugs commonly stocked in their pharmacies. Third-party organizations such as insurance companies usually maintain formularies that list drugs that the company will cover under plan benefits. See also compendium, United States Pharmacopeia.

formulary

Hospital care A list of preferred pharmaceuticals to be used by a managed care plan's network physicians, chosen based on the drugs' efficacy, safety, and cost-effectiveness; the list varies from one organization to another; in a healthcare system, providers are expected to use the listed products. See Hospital formulary, National Formulary, Open formulary, Stepped formulary.

for·mu·lar·y

(fōrmyū-lar-ē)
1. A collection of formulas for the compounding of medicinal preparations.
See: National Formulary, Pharmacopeia
2. An official list of drugs approved for prescription or administration to patients of a hospital or health maintenance organization (HMO) or to beneficiaries of a health insurance program, or to residents of Canadian provinces that use such an instrument.

formulary

Originally, a collection of formulas used in the preparation of medicines, but now used for a book of drug actions, side effects and dosage for the use of prescribing doctors. The British National Formulary , produced at regular intervals by the British Medical Association and the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, is an attempt to encourage rational and cost-effective prescribing by doctors.

for·mu·lar·y

(fōrmyū-lar-ē)
A collection of formulae for the compounding of medicinal preparations.

formulary

a collection of formulae.

National formulary
a book of standards for certain pharmaceuticals and preparations not included in the USP; revised every 5 years, and recognized in the USA as a book of official standards by the Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906. Abbreviated NF.
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