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Review to ensure updated versions of the British National Formulary (BNF), a reference guide to medicines, is on every ward, clinic and department for staff.
Although metronidazole is not recommended for use in patients with acute porphyria, it was judged to be the most effective therapy, and the benefit was considered to outweigh the risk [British National Formulary, 2006].
Nyendwa also served on the National Sports Council of Zambia, the Medical Council of Zambia and the Zambia National Formulary Committee.
In our state, the law defines it this way: "'Drug' means (a) articles recognized as drugs in the official United States Pharmacopoeia, official National Formulary, official Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia, other drug compendium, or any supplement to any of them; and (b) articles intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease in a human or other animal.
These include personal care products, pharmaceuticals, food processing, plastics and others that require stringent credentials such as United States Pharmacopoeia (USP) and National Formulary (NF).
Mefloquine, which a recent issue of the British National Formulary has shown to have 50 side effects?
All Twinsweet grades from Holland Sweetener Company comply with US Pharmacopeia National Formulary standards.
proposal to withdraw four antidementia drugs from the national formulary is fueling debate over the drugs' real clinical effectiveness, with some critics claiming that drug companies exaggerated the benefits conferred to Alzheimer's patients by these prescriptions.
All CITGO's Clarion food grade white mineral oils meet kosher certification requirements and the requirements of the US Food and Drag Administration (FDA), Food grade white mineral oils must meet the following standards established by the United States Pharmacopoeia and National Formulary (USP-NF): Colorless, odorless and tasteless: Free or nearly free of Fluorescence; Neutral to litmus; Pass Readily Carbonizable Substances Test: Meet limits for Polynuclear Compounds (FDA UV Test); Pass Solid Paraffin Test al 0 [degrees]C.
More efficacious drugs could be barred from a national formulary (a listing of the drugs that may be prescribed for reimbursement) if their manufacturers would not meet the price "offered" by the government, excluding those drugs from purchase even by the plans chosen by those who were willing to add their own funds in order to get unrationed access to drugs.
Tiger Balm is included in the British National Formulary a joint publication of the British Medical Association and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, and millions of jars are bought annually.
These standards are compiled in the United States Pharmacopeia and National Formulary (USP-NF), which is recognized as the nation's official compendia for pharmaceuticals and dietary supplements.

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