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Formularies - Vision Support

Importing a drug formulary

  1. Select the Utilities section
  2. Click on Drug Dictionary
  3. Click the File menu and select Import Formulary
  4. Locate the formulary file you wish to import and click Open
  5. Decide whether you wish to Add these drugs to your formulary or Replace the current list with this one
  6. Click Yes to proceed
  7. After a short period of time you should see a completed successfully message

Note: An imported Drug formulary is NOT instantly available to the whole practice and will need to be switched on for each user:

  1. You will need access rights to view the security module to carry out this task.
  2. Select the Management Tools section
  3. Click on Control Panel or Security
    • If you clicked on Control Panel above, now select Security in the bottom left screen area
  4. Right mouse click on a staff name in the Current Users list and select Edit User
  5. Enter a tick in "Select drugs from the drug formulary"
  6. Click OK
  7. Repeat steps 4-6 for each user you wish to use the practice drug formulary
  8. Close Control Panel or Security

View drugs in formulary before import?

Once you have downloaded the drug.fmy file it may be viewed with either Notepad or Excel. The file is a comma separated file.

Maintain your drug formulary

This may be done in either the Drug Dictionary module or Consultation Manager as you go along.

  1. Maintain in Drug Dictionary Module
  2. Click on the Formulary menu and select Maintain...
  3. Click on the Find button to list all the drugs
    • Those mark with an F in the far left of the drug name are designated as formulary drugs
    • Those mark with an G next to the drug name are generic drugs
  4. To view only formulary items, place a tick in the top right corner tick box marked Formulary
  5. Then click the Find button
  6. To add or remove a drug in the practice formulary, either double click the drug or click the Change button
  1. Maintain in Consultation Manager
  2. When in either the Repeat Master or Acute Therapy - Add screen; either double-click in the Drug name textbox or press F3
  3. Click on the Mode... button
  4. Change the option to Maintain Formulary and follow the instructions above as it is now the same screen.

Installing a Read code formulary

  1. Select the Utilities section
  2. Click on Read Formulary
  3. Click the File menu and select Import Formulary
  4. Locate the formulary file you wish to import and click Open
  5. We recommend that you opt to Add these keywords to your formulary instead of Replacing the current list
  6. Click Yes to proceed
  7. After a short period of time you should see a completed successfully message

Note: An imported Read formulary is instantly available to the whole practice once the import has completed

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