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Rules when dispensing medicines

A system for automated dispensing of a packaged pharmaceutical comprising good medicine labeling standards is vital to ensure the safe use of medicines. The intention of this study is to evaluate and compare compliance towards labeling standard for dispensed medications between community pharmacists and general practitioners. The medicines for human use Regulations 1994 specify the requirements for the labeling of relevant medical products which are supplied to patients. Dispensed medicines would normally require being added number of details at the time of supply. But much of the information about medicines will be available on the label of hospital manufacturing unit.

The regulations has amended to allow for a reduced dispensing label requirement to cover the patient name, date of dispensing , dose or volume , direction to use and cautionary steps to follow. The medical product has to be prepared or dispensed in accordance with the prescription by the given practitioner. The assembled product is for retail supply or circumstances corresponding to retail supply. The assembled product must be sold from that pharmacy or at any other registered pharmacy forming part of the same retail pharmacy business. The assembled product cannot be advertised.

It would be normally good practice to add the date of the supply; it can be form as a following diagram.

The dispensed container should me labeled with the following information

  1. Practice name, address and 24 hour telephone number(s).
  2. Should specify the intended users.
  3. Client name, patient name and client address also.
  4. Purpose of the drug prescription, Drug name and Strength.
  5. Number if tables or volume incase of liquid.
  6. Date dispensed.
  7. Direction for use like dose, frequency and method taking the drug.
  8. Relevant information and warnings, and the process of preventing the danger if the drug has taken accidentally.
  9. Labeling of investigational medicines

This paragraph is about the standard labeling for the investigational products which are used in clinical trials. The trail has to be conducted with in the Member states conducted by study. The planning of trail doesn't require any particular manufacturing.

In addition to this quantity of dose (number of tables/capsules) is also to be added.

It can also include

  1. Name of sponsor, means name research organization /investigator.
  2. Trail reference code specifying the identification of the trail site.
  3. It would contain the information on the product, dosage, storage conditions, and batch number etc.

Interfacing With a Standard Accounting Package

The pharmaceutical wholesaler "Padma Agencies" can have its account part integrated with some standard accounting packages already available in the market instead of reinventing the wheel again. At present its mode of payment is as shown below.

Payments

Instead of making all the modules in the pharmaceutical application, the application can be integrated with a standard account package. All the functionalities provided by accounting packages can be reused if we can seamlessly integrate our application with that. This is possible provided standard interfaces given by the accounting packages' vendors that support integration with the applications developed in other languages.

This integrates accounting, accounts receivable, and inventory management systems, which allows the distributor headquarters to operate with minimal staffing. Each step of the process is self-contained and modular allowing rapid and flexible geographic expansion.

Web Links to Drug Manufactures

From the application we can provide the web links to different manufacturing companies across the world. So if some specific product is not available from local market that should be purchased from the manufacturing company. For that if required product has selected and makes a request than the manufacturing company web site will be explored.

Pharmaceutical involves manufacturing of drugs and equipments in healthcare. Development of drugs is a costly process in pharmaceutical. And the drug producing companies should have commercial license for research and development according to the rules and regulations of the drug license standard body. And distribution and marketing is also a vital role. The pharmaceutical market of India has achieved a tremendous growth in technology and infrastructure.

The sites can introduce you about the pharmaceutical industry. And site will provide the information about the latest innovations and developments and future scopes of the pharmaceutical industry. And the different aspects of the pharmaceutical industry have been explored. Moreover it provides history information about pharmaceutical industry along with its future scope.

In addition to manufacturer information it is also provide that the product information, complete description of the product, its usage, storage conditions, ingredients ration, and whom should use under which circumstances.

The pharmaceutical wholesalers are having a vital role in supply of medications. For ethical pharmaceuticals wholesaler provides a link between pharmaceutical manufactures and retail outlet pharmacies, dispensing doctors and hospitals and promoting the new innovative medications.

The responsibilities of the Pharmaceutical wholesaler

Some of Our Features

All the products will be arranged in a category manger. So it is easy to select the product and give online order. The category is shown as bellow. The patients can get the information about the products online. The information provides the product name, quantity, Package, and how does it work etc.

Shop by category:

  • Acne-treatment
  • Price - The price can change dynamically we won't publish the products price before. So we always provide the latest prices in a timely manner, the day you are going to order for the product. The price for transportaion/shipping will depends on the location you live, order amount etc

    Packaging - Our packing specialist will ensure your goods to arrive always in perfect condition. Every order, from a fragile box to a container load, is given the same care and attention.

    All specific conditions, under which the product should be shipped, such as "Cold Storage", will be kept. We sell both branded and generic medications.

    Freight - We are able to propose you any way of shipment, by road, sea and air. If it is needed we can supply you with the necessary documentation: Airway Bills and Ocean Bills of Lading, Certificate of origin.

    Some List of Products and Services

    Regulation of the pharmaceutical market

    The department of health will control the pharmaceutical wholesale market. In addition to this two types of control which have an effect and the market. These are

    Wholesale Dealers License

    Under the medicine act 1968 and regulations made under that act, all wholesalers of ethical pharmaceuticals have to be licensed by the Department of Health. For these particular considerations will be taken into account such as storage space available for products, arrangements made for securing the sage products etc.

    Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme

    All pharmaceuticals are prescribed to the patient under the scheme of National Health Service (NHS) which bears the most of the cost. And PPRS is intended to prevent the pharmaceutical companies earning excessive profits. PPRS can decide the discount on some products depending on the usage of patient. The discount rates vary as illustrated bellow.

    References

    1. http://www.ct-toolkit.ac.uk/_db/_documents/labelling.pdf.
    2. http://www.nzva.org.nz/files/sharedimages/_Word_-_B2_1_3_Packaging___Labelling_16May03.pdf
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