formulary


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to formulary: hospital formulary, National Formulary

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

(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

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
* While pharmaceutical costs had been declining prior to the implementation of the formulary, the decline accelerated during 2018 suggestive of the drug formulary impact.
While there may be disagreement as to the exact method of curbing opioid prescriptions in the workers' compensation context, whether it is by drug formulary or simply guidelines, an understanding would seem to exist that opioid use should be avoided and minimized in situations when deemed necessary.
In the primary health-care setup, government sector is having its own formulary, prepared by experts, on the line of essential drugs concept.
"Unlike step therapy, which often delays effective treatments, this proposal would go even further and allow plans to remove therapies from the formulary altogether, leaving patients completely unable to access treatments that doctors and patients choose together....
The petitioner alleged that in 1981 there were approximately 7,000 drugs registered in the formulary which now has increased to 850,000.
ADA is recommending that PBMs, insurance plans, and employers "provide an expedited and standard process for gaining access to medications not included in the plan's formulary. Responses to exception requests must be timely to ensure no delay in obtaining a needed medication, thereby preventing a gap in treatment.
Due to the significant effect on Orexo[acute accent]s share price when the announcement was made to exclude Zubsolv from the CVS Caremark managed care formulary effective January 1 2016, the company has made a decision to make an exception from this policy regarding the announcement of above.
2.) To add or change any notice and formulary required information including supervising physician, go to health.state.tn.us/boards/Nursing/PDFs/PH-3625.pdf, print the document, make changes, obtain signatures and mail original documents directly to:
The formulary is in a beta release to allow qualified users to provide feedback and help direct improvements to the formulary.
Under beneficiary-centered assignment, a beneficiary will be reassigned to a different benchmark plan if the randomly assigned plan covers fewer than 85% of their regular prescription medications (formulary matching rates < 85%; Hoadley et al., 2007).
He also said the entire text of the formulary would be available on the ministry's website and hard copies made available for both pharmacists and physicians.
Depression may worsen HIV symptoms, and people with HIV often experience depression, and yet there are wide differences in state formulary adoptions of drugs to treat mental illness, researchers said.