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Descriptor English: Formulary
Descriptor Spanish: Formulario Farmacéutico
Descriptor Portuguese: Formulário Farmacêutico
Descriptor French: Liste de produits pharmaceutiques
Entry term(s): Drug Formularies
Essential Medicines List
Formularies
Formularies, Drug
Preferred Drug List
Tree number(s): V02.480
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055824
Scope note: Work that consists of lists of drugs or collections of recipes, formulas, and prescriptions for the compounding of medicinal preparations.
Annotation: This heading is used as a Publication Type. Formularies as a subject are indexed under the main heading FORMULARIES AS TOPIC. INDEXER: Do not use
History Note: 2009
DeCS ID: 53406
Unique ID: D055824
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2009/01/01
Date of Entry: 2008/07/08
Revision Date: 2018/07/02
Formulary - Preferred
Concept UI M0520887
Scope note Work that consists of lists of drugs or collections of recipes, formulas, and prescriptions for the compounding of medicinal preparations.
Preferred term Formulary
Entry term(s) Formularies
Essential Medicines List - Narrower
Concept UI M0592919
Scope note A list of the drugs that satisfy the priority health care needs of the majority of a population. According to the World Health Organization, these drugs should be available at all times in adequate amounts and in appropriate dosage forms and quality, at a price the community can afford.
Preferred term Essential Medicines List
Preferred Drug List - Narrower
Concept UI M0594264
Scope note A list of medications that are covered by a prescription drug insurance plan.
Preferred term Preferred Drug List
Formularies, Drug - Narrower
Concept UI M0594263
Scope note A list of drugs permitted to be dispensed.
Preferred term Formularies, Drug
Entry term(s) Drug Formularies



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